Policy Brief

Too bad to be true

Why poverty is actually not on the rise, but actually declining. And why Oxfam is painting a distorted picture.

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Each year Oxfam publishes a study on global poverty and wealth, in time for the Global Economic Forum. In recent years, the report has been held up as evidence of increasing injustice in the world.

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#deineleistung – Bruttomat

Mit dem Brutto­maten siehst Du, wie viel Du im Jahr er­wirt­schaftest. Wie hoch der Wert Deiner Arbeits­leistung ist, wie viel Du zur Fin­anzierung staatlicher Auf­gaben beiträgst und wofür das von Dir bereitge­stellte Geld ausgegeben wird.