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February 4, 2019

Many of those objecting to the message that the wealthy should pay their fair share in taxes have been involved in schemes to allow large corporations or the wealthy to avoid taxes.

February 1, 2019

26 billionaires are as wealthy as half of all humanity combined.

January 25, 2019

“The growing number of Canadians struggling with debt is a result of the increase in income inequality. To tackle problems like the personal debt crisis we need to be taking action to reduce income inequality.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

January 29, 2018

The richest 1 per cent got 87 per cent of the increase in wealth last year. The poorest 50 per cent got nothing.

October 20, 2016

"This kind of wage discrimination is not an accident, it is firmly rooted in society. The only way we can stop the growing income inequality is to ensure that women's work is fairly paid, equal and valued." — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer

January 20, 2015

New report from Oxfam shines brighter light on where global wealth is concentrated and who controls it.

October 30, 2014

"Oxfam's report is a timely reminder that any real effort to end poverty has to confront the public policy choices that create and sustain inequality." — Professor Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University, winner of the Nobel Prize for Economics.