During the pandemic, the rich got richer

 The rich have gotten richer during the pandemic

On January 17, charitable organizations Oxfam released a report in Berlin, which stated that the ten richest people on the planet doubled their capital between March 2020 and November 2021.

The authors used the Forbes rating in their report. On closer examination, it turned out that revenues increased unevenly. For example, Elon Musk's income grew by 1,000%, and Bill Gates' income grew by 30%.

The report also mentions the founder of the Amazon online store Jeff Bezos, the owner of Louis Vuitton Bernard Arnault, the head of the Oracle concern Larry Ellison, Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett.

over the last 14 years. While the global wealth for the year grew by only 1%. At the same time, the poorest 20% of the population became even poorer.

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