Charts of the day: Globalization’s financial impacts

From “Inequality, Market Chaos and Angry Voters,” An analysis by the staff of Der Spiegel of the the economic factors, driven by globalization, which have given birth to a resurgence of right-wing populism in the industrialized nations of the West.

First, a look at the soaring rates of inequality in Europe, the United States, and members of the 35 members states of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development:


Next, a look at the staggering sums of wealth involved in the ongoing consolidation of multinational corporate giants:


Finally, a look at the staggering amounts of wealth U.S. corporations have stashed in offshore tax shelters, thus evading vast sums of taxes they might otherwise be forced to pay:



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