Occupy Wall Street Current Affairs, GK & News

Commitment to Reducing Inequality (CRI) Index

The Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index uses a new database of indicators covering 152 countries, which measures government action on social spending, tax and labor rights – three areas found to be critical to reducing inequality. It has been prepared by Development Finance International, Inc. and international NGO Oxfam. India has been ranked 132nd among 152 nations in a ..


“Occupy Wall Street” Movement

Thousands of protesters occupied New York City’s Times Square, buoyed by a day of demonstrations around the world in support of their month long campaign against corporate greed. This is a people powered movement named as Occupy Wall Street (OWS). Causes: Wealth inequality, Corporate influence of government, Social Democracy, inter alia. Characteristics: Non violent protest; ..