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A slum community in Lucknow, India. Photo: Tom Pietrasik/Oxfam

Wealthy elites have co-opted political power to rig the rules of the economic game, undermining democracy and creating a world where the 85 richest people own the wealth of half of the world’s population, worldwide development organization Oxfam warns in a report published today. 

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Global Week of Action on Education march, Liberia. Photo: Abraham Conneh/Oxfam

An explosion in extreme wealth and income is exacerbating inequality and hindering the world’s ability to tackle poverty, Oxfam warned today in a briefing published ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos next week.

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