FROM Ray Offenheiser
Wealth Gap Widens Faster than Anticipated The global economy has doubled in just the past 30 years -- but workers are getting a smaller piece of the action than ever. Photo: Oxfam America World leaders, international business tycoons and celebrities are gathering in Davos, Switzerland for the annual World Economic Forum -- called the " ultimate ego boost " by Vanity Fair. Coinciding with Davos, the charity Oxfam has released a sobering study . One finding: 62 people at the very top own as much wealth as 3.6 billion people in the rest of the world's economy. Ray Offenheiser is president of Oxfam America.
Nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula slowly coming to a head North Korea did not conduct a nuclear test this weekend, but it did show apparent progress in developing a missile that that could strike the United States. The Trump Administration says it has lost its "strategic patience." We hear what that might -- or might not -- mean for North Korea, China and the prospects for diplomacy.