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'TRABAJO ('Work') is a collaborative film shot by ordinary people from more than 10 countries in Latin America. The film reflects the perseverance and tenacity of women and men that work very hard to get ahead, to feed their families.
While the rich are getting richer, governments’ reforms all around the world have brought cuts in corporate income, wealth and property taxes and cuts in public services. The EU is not exempt from this trend, but can have a positive role – if it implements reforms.
Our new inequality report reveals how our economy is delivering billions for those at the top by exploiting millions of ordinary workers at the bottom. Here are some of the most interesting questions we’ve been asked about it, and our answers.
Don’t be fooled. What has become increasingly clear over the years, is that there’s no way we’re going to end poverty unless we tackle extreme wealth too.
Although income inequality has fallen in recent years, Latin America remains the most unequal region in the world. Our team of experts there reviews how to tackle such extreme inequality.
In the wake of the recent Paradise Papers scandal we saw how tax dodging deprives already deprived people of basic services like access to water, education and healthcare. But, how does tax affect human rights? Here, Alex May argues that tax dodging can also be seen as a human rights violation.
The Peruvian government’s agreement with indigenous leaders in oil block 192 offers a ray of hope for indigenous organizations fighting to have a say in projects that affect them, but major gaps remain in consultation processes across Latin America.
Huge new #ParadisePapers leak reveals how wealthy & powerful invest offshore. When companies and the super-rich don’t pay their fair share of tax, it’s the world’s poorest who suffer the most.
The International Monetary Fund’s policy advice impacts who becomes economic winners and losers. New Oxfam report finds the International Monetary Fund’s new ‘inequality pilots’ fail to support inequality reduction.
The World Bank today published the 2018 edition of its World Development Report. For the first time, the report is focused entirely on education, and tackling what they call the “learning crisis,” where “even after several years in school, millions of children cannot read, write or do basic math.”