The Panama Papers: Explained

It’s being described as the biggest leak of data in history, bigger than both Wikileaks in 2010 and Edward Snowden’s big leak in 2013, so what’s the biggie with the so called Panama Papers?

Why do the richest 62 own 50% of the world’s wealth?


“In 2015, 62 individuals had the same wealth as 3.6 billion people – the bottom half of humanity.” This is the latest from an Oxfam report. So 62 people have more wealth than 50% of the world’s population, and the richest 1% now control more wealth than the rest of the world put together.