The World’s Top 500 People Just Got $1 Trillion Richer in 2017.

In these times of austerity, wage restraint, loss of work, automation and globalisation 500 people just got $1 Trillion richer.

Inequality grows and festers. While the rich buy yet another penthouse and choose which multibillion yacht or plane to buy millions sleep on concrete in the cold.

How bad does it have to get before something happens?

Here’s the report from the Washington Post.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/12/27/the-worlds-500-wealthiest-people-got-1-trillion-richer-in-2017/?utm_term=.de29b463220c

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