Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
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Dear Oxfam, stop looking for inequality in India, go back to distributing blankets

Oxfam India's 2022 report titled makes sweeping recommendations to fight 'extreme inequality', including reintroducing a ‘wealth tax’. Oxfam, leave economics alone.

Income has fallen for 99% of the global population. Oxfam report shows inequality in 2022

Over 160 million more people have been forced into poverty, leading to the death of at least one person every four seconds, says Oxfam.

India adds to billionaires’ list, even as Covid worsens poverty in country, says Oxfam report

According to the global Oxfam Davos report of 2022, India added 40 billionaires to 142 last year during Covid crisis, whose combined fortune is more than the poorest of the population.

33% Muslims, 20% Dalits & Adivasis ‘faced discrimination at hospitals’, Oxfam survey finds

According to the Oxfam survey, 9% of respondents said they had to lose a day’s wage to get themselves vaccinated against Covid-19.

Hunger could kill more people than the Covid pandemic in 2020

With the pandemic upending supply chains and livelihoods, an estimated 132 million more people could go hungry by the end of this year than previously projected.

There’s something funny & dubious about Oxfam’s wealth inequality data

If wealth of half of world’s people really fell by 11% in one year, it would signal coming of an enormous global recession. But 2018 growth numbers look healthy.

Oxfam inequality study: Skewed parameters to assess wealth or disbalanced economic growth?

In its annual report, Oxfam said that India’s wealthiest got wealthier by 39 per cent as opposed to the bottom half of the population...

Inequality reports like Oxfam’s end up hurting India’s poor with their poor methodology

Oxfam considers it “obscene” that the poor now borrow more, and have seen an increase in their liabilities.

Richest Indians got wealthier by 39%, world’s poorest saw their fortunes dip by 11% in 2018, says Oxfam study

In its annual study released ahead of the start of the World Economic Forum, Oxfam said 13.6 crore Indians who make up the poorest 10% of the country remained in debt since 2004.

Supermarket supply chains come with hidden human cost—global poverty

Millions of those people behind the everyday items in our shopping baskets don't earn enough for a decent standard of living.

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Dear Oxfam, stop looking for inequality in India, go back to distributing blankets

Oxfam India's 2022 report titled makes sweeping recommendations to fight 'extreme inequality', including reintroducing a ‘wealth tax’. Oxfam, leave economics alone.
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