When the richest 85 individuals in the world own as much as the poorest 3 billion people, one must ask about equity and social justice. Yet the problem is not just individual but also systemic. Just as nations have developed poverty lines to identify people who need help, so too, the authors here argue, we need a measure of relative wealth that can guide policy makers, governments, development specialists, and economists. Approaching the question through theological, ethical, and economic analysis, they probe the dynamics ...

The Greed Line: Tool for a Just Economy 2015, World Council of Churches (WCC Publications), Geneva

ISBN-13: 9782825416594