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Chronic income gap between richest and poorest poses biggest global threat: World Economic Forum

By Agence France-Presse
Thursday, January 16, 2014 7:49 EDT
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Current and former military personnel stand in line while checking in at the Opportunity Job Fair on September 6 in San Diego, California. The US economy added a poor 96,000 jobs in August, but the overall jobless rate fell to 8.1 percent from 8.3 percent, the Labor Department said.
 
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Gulf between rich and poor is ‘biggest global risk’ (via AFP)

The growing gulf between the rich and the poor represents the biggest global risk this year, the World Economic Forum declared on Thursday ahead of this month’s Davos summit. The institution issued the gloomy warning in its annual Global Risks survey…



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