The story holds that the rich nations of the OECD give generously of their wealth to the poorer nations of the global south, to help them eradicate poverty and push them up the development ladder. This story is so widely propagated by the aid industry and the governments of the...
If you’ve ever played Monopoly, you know how the game is designed: except unwise choices made, the player who is close to winning keeps extracting money from the other players who are gradually falling into debt.
Just 85 cats have as many mice as the poorest 3.5 billion combined. A recent report by Oxfam says that just 85 cats have as many mice as the poorest 3.5 billion cats in the world. Catipalism clearly isn't working out for the majority of cats.
Inequality is not just real, it is a rampant and at the root of what is wrong with our world today. Figures of inequality presented by organisations like Oxfam and Credit Suisse give us sufficient proof that we have a problem as big than the wealth gap.