Just 8 richest men own the same wealth as 50% of the world’s poor
Our ﬁrst reaction to this, at Kaleidoscope, - ‘that is incredible’, especially considering that the number that was 62 in 2015 and 388 in 2010 has come down to just 8. Either the rich are getting richer or the poor are getting poorer or both. Many call this as an extreme inequality, a crisis that needs to be tackled urgently. Some say this is an example of what human enterprise can aspire for and achieve. What do you think?
We live in a busy, happening world in which News 24X7 is a norm, whether they matter to us or not. In this section, we reflect on 3 news pieces on money, mind and media, from last quarter that are of relevance to parents .
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