Also Norwegian billionaires is hard-hit by the corona-crisis. Sunday came figures showing that Petter Stordalens Strawberry Group lost 685,5 million in revenue in the months of march, april and may compared with the previous year.
this has Stordalen received 131,2 million from the temporary's business community, also known as cash allowances for businesses.
Scheme compensation of unavoidable fixed costs was appropriate in a crisis situation. It also showed how important the interaction between the states and the business community can be in a completely extraordinary situation.
When the state picks up the bill, so that for parts of the Stordalens fixed costs under the corona of the crisis, relieves the also Stordalen from the risk he has taken on. Forward must Stordalen and other owners and investors prepare to be the ones that relieves the community.
despite large sums of money have forduftet of the night for many, it is not the richest hardest hit by the corona-crisis. One thing is how the disease hit poor and trangbodde areas harder than rich.
the Experience from the Norwegian labour market has so far also shown that the corona-the crisis has had a clearly negative social profile. Those with the lowest income, lowest education and the lowest social backgrounds are also those who in the greatest degree has been laid off.
New research from the u.s. relationship shows that this is a pattern we are accustomed to seeing in times of crisis. The poor are hit hardest and inntektsulikheten increases, without the to recover. Such leads crisis also increased inequality in the long term.Turn On the LydErrorAllerede plus customer? Log into herError HARD: Petter Stordalen tells about the difficult financial situation of the companies his is in on a visit with Anne Lindmo. Video: NRK Show more
The development can only be countered by active policies. There is also the suggestion from, among others, Ben & jerry's-billionaire Jerry Greenfield, the Disney heirs Abigail and Tim Disney, and New Zealand's second richest man, Sir Stephen Tindall.
As part of the initiative "Millionaires For Humanity" and 79 other billionaires and mangemillionærer signed a petition in which they advocated that they and the other rich should be taxed harder for the pandemic.
"Tax us, tax us, tax us", they write in the letter, which is sent to the world's governments in advance of the weekend of the G20 summit.
Norwegian politicians should listen to the ressurstunge the petition. Through the crisis, we have, by use of its oil wealth, borrowed from future generations and weakening of the welfare finansieringsgrunnlag. Come should be the rikestes turn to bear a greater share of responsibility to fund the government.Surprisingly the corona prayer from the world's richest, You can submit your article and opinion piece in Dagbladet here
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