Oxfam, Narrow Definitions and South Africa

From empty sky Tue Jan 22 2013, 02:42:00

Oxfam is on an inequality mission (see here). This is good. Inequality is a huge, huge development issue. There are, however, some fairly glaring problems in the way they're hyping their cause. Yesterday, I linked to some posts and discussions about the first shock stat of their campaign - that the richest 100 people made enough money last year to end extreme poverty four times over. Now

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