Some of you may already have picked up on an extraordinary event at The Slog earlier this evening.
The circumstances are as follows: a threader using the name ‘Rossa’ left a comment at a post I’d written earlier today about how the empirical data out there differs markedly from what the Establishments tell us is happening….I don’t have access to screen capture at the moment, but you can find it between jseanjd and The Ghost…followed by my reply. The thread is dated today at the time 7.40 am CET.
His comment talks somewhat irrelevantly about shares of global wealth, and has nothing whatsoever to do with the published piece. What Rossa commented on was this fragment that begins ‘statisticians confirm that the world’s 85 richest people now own roughly the same as the poorest 3.5 billion’. Continue reading