New OXFAM Report on Global Inequality

OXFAM International released a new study (here’s the summary) last week that reveals, perhaps more clearly and troublingly than other reports, just how wide the global inequality gap has become. On page 2 of the report it explains that “The bottom half of the world’s population owns the same [amount of wealth] as the richest 85 people in the world.

The richest 85 people in the world own as much wealth as the poorest 3,500,000,000 (3.5 billion). The numbers are staggering and the theological implications are immense…

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