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Global billionaire wealth tops $10 trillion as COVID-19 deaths mount

By Jacob Crosse Source: WSWS.org The collective wealth of the world’s 2,189 billionaires has risen to $10.2 trillion, an increase of nearly $1.3 trillion in the past three years, according to a new report by the Swiss bank UBS and … Continue reading

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America’s Super-Rich See Their Wealth Rise by $282 Billion in Three Weeks of Pandemic

America’s billionaires have accrued more wealth in the past three weeks alone than they made in total prior to 1980. By Alan Macleod Source: Mint Press News A new report from the Institute for Policy Studies found that, while tens of millions … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Corporatocracy

By Graham Vanbergen Source: The European Financial Review Transnational corporations are wreaking havoc on financial, economic, social and ecological systems in a creeping colonisation of public life where just 147 organisations now controls 40 per cent of global trade. We … Continue reading

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