Billionaire Robber Barons
The number of billionaires worldwide has grown and continues to grow, while the gap between rich and poor increases. The money personally possessed by the world’s richest 500 people could end extreme poverty across the globe seven times over.
The charity organization Oxfam has called for governments to intervene by raising taxes, mandating a living wage for all workers, and limiting shareholder returns and executive compensation.
Contact your representatives and ask them to implement policies which will decrease the wealth gap and which will prevent individuals from amassing vast fortunes off the labor and efforts of their exploited workforce.