Tuesday, January 26, 2016


I read something the other day that was reported by Reuters.com and published in the magazine,, "The Week."

It was a small article. An inch and a half column inches in newspaper lingo, but globally profound. To me it ought to be a headline in every paper and on every television newscast in the world.


"The wealthiest 62 people now own as much as half the world's population - or 3.5 billion people--according to a new study by Oxfam. The wealth of the richest 62 people has risen 44-percent since 2010, while the wealth of the poorest 3.6 billion has fallen 41 percent during that time."


Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organisations working in approximately 94 countries worldwide to find solutions to poverty and what it considers injustice around the world.

I don't know about you, but I am blown away by this statistic and even if half of it is true, then a plutrocracy has taken over the world and it was silent and secret and troublesome.

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