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White House: Higher Wages Needed As Wealth Gap Widens (Photo by NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Oxfam: Richest 1 Percent Will Own More Than Half World’s Wealth By 2016

The richest 1 percent of the population will own more than half the world’s wealth by 2016, Oxfam International said in a report released as the World Economic Forum begins in Davos, Switzerland.

01/19/2015

The editor of the Guardian said Tuesday that his newspaper has published just 1 percent of the material it received from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, and denied that the paper had placed lives or national security at risk.  (Photo credit should read EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images)

Guardian: We’ve Only Published 1 Percent Of Snowden Leaks

The editor of the Guardian said Tuesday that his newspaper has published just 1 percent of the material it received from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, and denied that the paper had placed lives or national security at risk.

12/03/2013

The pay gap between the richest 1 percent and the rest of America widened to a record last year. STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Top 1 Percent Took Largest Ever Share Of U.S. Income in 2012

The pay gap between the richest 1 percent and the rest of America widened to a record last year.

09/10/2013