Oxfam: jeff bezos should finance corona vaccinations instead of traveling to space

Oxfam: Jeff Bezos should finance corona vaccinations instead of traveling to space

With a one-time delivery to the warrow gains of billionars, vaccinations against the coronavirus for all people in the world could be financed. The aid organization is Oxfam. Jeff Bezos alone Konne to pay a lot of vaccines for the whole world, but there would rather be wealthy for a journey into space, says Oxfam.

A unique Covid-19-billionar tax tax in the high level of 99 percent on the gains in wealth in the Pandemic Connune 5.4 trillion dollars, which have been 2690 billionars in the world then still become 55 billion US dollars richer than before the outbreak of the Virus, it is called in a message. In addition, all the unemployed worldwide could a subsidy of 20.Get 000 dollars. This is from an analysis presented by Oxfam together with the Fight Inquality Alliance, the Institute for Policy Studies and the Patriotic Millionaires.

The fight against SARS-COV-2 will undermine through poverty and inequality, says Oxfam because governments overall overall the richest people and coarse companies urged too little. A special way argentina, which decided in December 2020 for rich a one-time special delivery for the evidence of the pandemiebling. These were 2.4 billion US dollars.

13.5 trillion dollars

In Argentina, people who have translated more than 1.9 million euros have to pay a delivery of up to 3.5 percent to their domestic and up to 5 percent on their wings abroad. The money should benefit smaller companies as well as socially weak.

Oxfam does not look alone with his demand. Politicians, ocons, civil society organizations, the UN, the IMF and the World Bank demanded one-time "Solidarity taxes" and long-term assets for super-rich to mitigate the economic impact of the pandemic and reduce inequalities.

According to Oxfam, the billiards of the world together have net 13.5 trillion dollars; Before the pandemic, it had been 8 trillion dollars. For example, the immersed from the Amazon-Grand Jeff Bezos had increased by $ 79.4 billion during the pandemic and now amounts to 192.4 billion dollars. The missing the billionare has increased more over the past 17 months than in the 15 years before. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 325 new billionare has been added.

Bezos in All

The Covid-19-crisis of 200 million people in poverty driven into poverty and women worldwide cost at least $ 800 billion in income losses worldwide. At the same time, every minute 11 people were dying at hunger and vulnerability, more than Covid-19. Oxfam sees historical examples of a rich special levy. After the first and World War II, unique wealth taxes were collected in European countries and Japan to finance reconstruction.

Bezos flew into space in July with a room capsule of his company Blue Origin. The Patriotic Millionaires commented shortly thereafter: "Sixty years ago, we sent the first American to the All, the highest income tax rate was 91 percent at the time. Today, a billionar started all after paying a real tax rate of less than one percent for years." Patriotic millionaires are a group of individuals in the US with an annual income of a million dollars or a 5 million dollar. It is committed to raising the minimum wage, the evidence of the influence of money in politics and the requirement of a progressive tax structure.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has registered until September a requirement of a billion vaccine doses in the poor regions of Africa, Asia, Oceania, Sudamerikas and Europe’s. There, about one percent of people were vaccinated. In Germany, more than 60 percent of people have received at least one vaccination dose.

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