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Oxfam inequality report: A wake-up call for leaders

By Umar Aman
A one percent wealth tax will be enough to educate 262 million out of school children and to save 3.3 million lives. Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder, is the wealthiest man on earth with a $112 billion fortune. Oxfam estimates that only one percent of his total wealth is roughly equivalent to the health budget of Ethiopia, a country with a population of 105 million people.