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World’s 10 richest men see their wealth double during Covid pandemic

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Die 10 richest men in the world have seen their global wealth double to $1.5tn (£1.01tn) since the start of the global pandemic following a surge in share and property prices that has widened the gap between rich and ...

Johnson het belowe om 'n vlakke te maak' - in plaas daarvan word die VK se rykdomsverdeling vererger

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"Levelling up" was altyd 'n glibberige slagspreuk. As die burgeroorlog Boris Johnson se geskiedenistydperk was, hy het dalk sy potensiële verbintenis met die Levellers en die Diggers vermy, hy het dalk sy potensiële verbintenis met die Levellers en die Diggers vermy.

Ascension review – sex dolls, super wealth and the Chinese dream

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In a street market in China, factory recruiters with loudspeakers compete for the attention of job seekers, yelling like they’re selling vegetables: “Seating working available!” “Air conditioning!” Others list restric...

Laat uiterste rykdom uitsterf: dit is die enigste manier om klimaatsineenstorting te vermy

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Die meeste van ons wanfunksies word veroorsaak deur toewyding aan die rykes. Die manier waarop regerings toegelaat het dat demokrasie deur lobbyiste geërodeer word (insluitend politici met winsgewende private belange); die deregulering wat c...

European parliament calls for tougher rules on offshore wealth

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Members of the European parliament have voted for tighter rules on the super-rich who move their wealth offshore, in a resounding vote that reflects widespread anger and exasperation in the wake of the Pandora papers ...

Oxford college’s wealth boost exposes academia’s haves and have-nots

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In the early hours of last Friday Rory Maw, the bursar of Magdalen College, Oxford, pushed back from his computer screen and drank “an entire bottle of champagne to myself”. After months of late-night video conference...

European parliament approves tougher rules on offshore wealth

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Members of the European parliament have voted for tighter rules on the super-rich who move their wealth offshore, in a resounding vote that reflects widespread anger and exasperation in the wake of the Pandora papers ...

The Guardian view on Britain’s wealth divide: a gap becomes a chasm

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As much of the nation focused with growing trepidation on “freedom day” last week, an eye-opening report on the unequal economics of Covid went slightly under the radar. Looking at a range of indicators, researchers f...

Britney Spears wealth management firm asks to withdraw from conservatorship

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A wealth management firm that had been tapped as co-conservator of singer Britney Spears’ estate, has asked a Los Angeles court to withdraw from the case after the pop superstar’s testimony that she opposed the arrang...

Wealth secret of the super rich revealed: be born into a rich family

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Self-made billionaires including Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk made huge profits during the Covid-19 pandemic but a new report shows there’s no beating family money when it comes to getting – and staying – really, really r...

Richest 25 Americans reportedly paid ‘true tax rate’ of 3.4% as wealth rocketed

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Die 25 richest Americans including Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Elon Musk paid a “true tax rate” of just 3.4% tussen 2014 en 2018, according to an investigation by ProPublica, despite their collective net worth ri...

German voters’ view of personal wealth causes problems for the left

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It is a country with levels of wealth inequality more similar to the United States than France, and one where the richest 10% of the population already owned two thirds of the national wealth before the pandemic furth...

From Edward VIII to James Dyson: the yacht that tells a tale of British wealth

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In the early years of this century, soon after he began moving production of his bagless vacuum cleaner from Wiltshire to south-east Asia, James Dyson bought a superb yacht. The Nahlin is exemplary in the beauty of it...

On pay and wealth, damaging race inequalities prevail

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The recent Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report generated controversy, but little light, which is what failure looks like when your purpose is to shed light on the disadvantages faced by ethnic minorities....