The gap between the richest 1% and the poorest of the world has grown significantly. We have also seen our right to life being determined by our bank balance. In effect, Covid-19 has shone a spotlight on the greater crisis of our time –extreme inequality.
The Global Protest to Fight Inequality is a massive moment for us to demand real solutions to inequality. Activists from various countries across the globe are working together to put forward solutions which work for the people instead of rewarding only those at the top. Members of the Fight Inequality Alliance are mobilising across the world to challenge the concentration of wealth and power in the hands of the few and to shine a spotlight on the crisis of inequality.
I can think of 4 reasons why I am excited to join the Global Protest to Fight Inequality: