The big fish and the small fry

358 X > 2,600,000,000 Y

X being the average fortune of the 358 richest people in the world and Y the average yearly earnings of the 45 % poorest of the world’s inhabitants, according to the Annual report on human development produced by the United Nations Development Programme. So, what are we going to do about it ? See René Padieu’s article below.

Pierre V. Tournier
August 1996

Penumbra, 2001 June