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Hong Kong's human battery hens: Claustrophobic images show how slum families squeeze their lives into the tiniest apartments

Slums: Apartments in the district of Kowloon City, where some of the aerial pictures were taken. The wealth to poverty imbalance in the city...

from the Guardian

Britain's richest 1% own as much as poorest 55% of population

ONS figures reveal growing wealth disparity and north-south divide, with nation's top 10% owning 44% of household wealth

from BBC News

UN study says wealth gap in Latin America increases

Wealth inequality in Latin America grows. Top three in wealth disparity: Honduras, Guatemala, Colombia.


The dark side of Silicon Valley

California's booming tech industry has created the most extreme wealth disparity in America. Josie Ensor investigates the tale of two cities

from Upworthy

A Senator Asks A Panel Of Experts To Defend Walmart. It Gets Awkward.

It costs the American tax payer 6.1 billion to give subsidies to WalMart workers because their pay is far below the poverty line. A minimum wage of$15 ends the subsidies and improves the local economy. Those wages are now spent locally and not sent to the Cayman Islands as non taxable profit. Cities that have raised their minimum wage have seen their local economies improve just as one would expect.