Wealth: Having It All and Wanting More
Date Written: 2015-01-19
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX17113
Global wealth is increasingly concentrated in the hands of a small wealthy elite. These wealthy individuals have generated and sustained their vast riches through their interests and activities in a few important economic sectors, including finance and insurance and pharmaceuticals and healthcare. Companies from these sectors spend millions of dollars every year on lobbying to create a policy environment that protects and enhances their interests further.