by Jim Hodgson
Geneva – Tension between our passion for justice and having patience enough to work on framework concepts for work on religion and development seemed to increase through the second and third days of our encounter.
In pointing out that, by the end of next year just 85 billionaires will have the same wealth as half of the world’s population, Oxfam Great Britain has shown just how extreme global inequality has become.
Oxfam’s study comes during debate about inequality within countries and globally. The debate was sparked in part by […]
In my travels this past summer, I lugged the 1.25 kg (2 lb. 12 oz) volume of Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century from Toronto to Chiapas, British Columbia, Ottawa, the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
Chiapas—the southern Mexican state that saw the uprising of the Zapatista Indigenous movement in 1994—may have the highest levels of […]