The 26 richest individuals have hoarded more wealth than the poorest 3.5 billion people on the planet. When we talk about building a sustainable economy we usually mean environmental sustainability, but exponentially increasing inequality is also fundamentally unsustainable.
"As I like to say to my American hedge fund friends, the Hamptons is not a defensible position. The Hamptons is a very rich area on Long Island that lie along low-lying beaches. Very hard to defend a low-lying beach. Eventually people will come for you." - Mark Blyth
First in a new series of animations I made for my good friends at Shell.
More info: www.spellingmistakescostlives.com/burnthefuture
Was first shown at Shangri-La Glastonbury the other week.
Massive thanks to Michelle Tylicki for her advice & After Effects knowledge, and for animating one of the other videos in the series.