The inequality virus

Bringing together a world torn apart by coronavirus through a fair, just and sustainable economy


The COVID-19 pandemic has the potential to lead to an increase in inequality in almost every country at once, the first time this has happened since records began. This report by Oxfam discusses:

  • The effects of the pandemic –  the crisis exposed our collective frailty and the inability of our deeply unequal economy to work for all;
  • Protection of our health and livelihoods –  the coronavirus has also shown us the vital importance of government action;
  • Recovery – what does the road to a fair, just and sustainable economy look like.


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