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“Richest 62 people as wealthy as half of world’s population, says Oxfam” – The Guardian – January 18, 2016

On January 18, 2016 The Guardian announced that Oxfam published a report documenting dramatically increasing concentration of wealth and income inequality during the past five years.  According to the report, “An Economy for the 1%,’ published in advance of the World Economic Forum in Davos, “the wealth of the poorest half of the world’s population […]

“London School of Economics Divest £97.2m from Coal & Tar Sands” – Blue & Green Tomorrow – November 26, 2015

On November 26, 2015 Blue & Green Tomorrow reported:  “Today the London School of Economics (LSE) has committed to divest its £97.2 million endowment from coal and tar sands companies and to not invest directly in any fossil fuel companies. LSE stressed the need for new fossil free financial products to be brought onto the […]