Global Wealth Inequality VBQ
Watch the video below, listen actively, and answer the questions that follow. Probably the best way to do this is to read first question, start watching, pause once you encounter the information you need to respond to the question, then read next question before pressing play again.
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Global Wealth Inequality - What you never knew you never knew
The richest 300 people on earth have more wealth as the poorest *
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How is this wealth distributed geographically? Which parts of the world are richest and which are poorest? How much richer are the rich parts of the world than the poor parts of the world? *
How is so much money flowing from poor countries to rich countries? Do you think this represents a type of economic imperialism? *
What problems does this drastic wealth inequality create in the world? Do you think this is how it should be? Do you think there is anything that can be done to fix this problem? If so, what ideas you got?
2017 UPDATE to the video...
"The Rules", the organization that created the video you just watched back in 2013, updated some of the information from the video four years later (in 2017). Check out what changed by clicking here: http://blog.therules.org/update-global-inequality-video/
What changed in the short period from 2013 to 2017? *
What do you think these changes show about the state and direction of global wealth inequality? *
What, if anything, did you learn from this video and article about the state of wealth inequality around the world that most surprised you? *
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