6 Myths About What Makes A Strong Economy

Oxfam Canada | Posted 02.06.2017 | Canada Politics
Oxfam Canada

It is clear that people around the world are angry and disillusioned with the global economy. Growing inequality has left much of humanity struggling to make ends meet while the richest one per cent continues to profit. This rampant inequality is a sure sign our economic model is broken.

World's Richest People Made $237 Billion In 2016

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Rieger | Posted 12.28.2016 | Canada Business

That brings their total worth up to $4.4 trillion.

Female Billionaires Are Rising Faster Than Male Billionaires

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 12.16.2015 | Canada Living

And it's all thanks to Asia.

Please Donate To The Help The Billionaires Fund

David Martin | Posted 11.02.2016 | Canada Business
David Martin

This is the face of Donald Sterling. And those are the brothers Koch, Charles and David, who spend most of their money trying to help others with no thought of benefit for themselves. These three men belong to one of America's fastest growing disadvantaged groups: billionaires.

How To Launder Money Like a Chinese Billionaire

Diane Francis | Posted 10.11.2014 | Canada Business
Diane Francis

In China, crooks don't have to go to the casino because intermediaries called "junkets" will swap Yuan for gambling chips that can be cashed into Hong Kong or Macao currency at the casino then wired by Hong Kong banks to tax havens or accomplices offshore. The goal is to buy a condo or luxury goods with funds from a trust managed by a shell company in Grand Cayman, owned by another trust in Guernsey with an account in Luxembourg managed by a Swiss banker who doesn't know who the owner is.

World's Wealthiest Person Is...

Forbes | Luisa Kroll and Kerry Dolan | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada Business

This year Forbes has uncovered a record 1,426 billionaires. That is 200 more than we found in 2012, another record breaking year. It’s also nearly t...