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Mark Ruffalo amongst elites calling on governments to tax the ultra-rich

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The Hulk actor Mark Ruffalo and heiress Abigail Disney are calling on world leaders and business consultants to urgently introduce wealth taxes.

In a letter printed on Wednesday entitled “the price of excessive wealth”, greater than 200 members of the ultra-rich referred to as on political leaders attending the World Financial Discussion board in Davos, Switzerland, to sort out rising poverty and inequality.

“The historical past of the final 5 many years is a narrative of wealth flowing nowhere however upwards. In the previous couple of years, this pattern has vastly accelerated”, the letter mentioned.

“The answer is apparent for all to see. You, our world representatives, need to tax us, the ultra-rich, and it’s important to begin now.

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“The present lack of motion is gravely regarding. A gathering of the ‘world elite’ in Davos to debate “Cooperation in a Fragmented World” is pointless should you aren’t difficult the basis reason for division” the letter added.

This comes because the charity Oxfam Worldwide present in a latest research that the richest 1% are growing their wealth at double the pace of the remainder of humanity.

The charity mentioned that for the primary time in 1 / 4 of a century, excessive poverty progress has been accompanied by will increase in excessive wealth.

What to anticipate from the third day of the Worldwide Financial Discussion board in Davos:

  • António Guterres, the Secretary-Common of the United Nations, will give a particular tackle at 11.15 CET  

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    Olena Zelenska, the First Girl of Ukraine, can also be attributable to sit down and have a dialog with host Mirek Dušek, the Managing Director, of the World Financial Discussion board in Geneva at 13.45 CET

  • Olaf Scholz, the Chancellor of Germany, will give a particular tackle at 15.45 CET

  • Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the President of Ukraine, will give a particular tackle at 17.00 CET

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