Forbes 400 list of world's richest people highlights growth of social inequality

Hightower, Ed
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/03/05/forb-m05.html

Publisher:  World Socialist Web Site
Date Written:  05/03/2014
Year Published:  2014  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX15976

Forbes magazine published its 28th annual list of the world's wealthiest individuals and families on Monday. In all, the research team behind the Forbes Billionaires list found a total of 1,645 billionaires worldwide, with a combined net worth of $6.4 trillion, an increase of $1 trillion from 2013. The number of new billionaires, at 268, was the highest figure in the report's history.

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