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Blog: You told drug giant Johnson & Johnson to pay its fair share of tax - We made sure they heard the message!

Johnson & Johnson says they pay their fair share in taxes but in reality they dodge billions of dollars in taxes that could fund health care and schools. We went inside their shareholder meeting to deliver your petitions and tell them no more tax dodging.

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Blog: It's not really about Oxfam's shocking inequality stat—or is it?

Oxfam’s recent assessment on the growing global

Blog: Why do the tax affairs of a wealthy European Duchy matter to Oxfam?

Today is the 1 year anniversary of #LuxLeaks, the scandal which revealed the tax secrets of 350 multi-billion companies. The three whistle blowers who revealed the tax dealings are currently facing criminal charges.

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Blog: Another world is possible, without the 1%

I am proud to join the leaders of Greenpeace, ActionAid, Civicus and the Association for Women’s Rights in Development in highlighting the urgent need to tackle the vested interests of the 1%, in order to build a better world for all of humanity.

Together we can end extreme inequality.

Blog: More billionaires, more inequality - even at the dizzying top

So there are now 1,826 global billionaires with a combined wealth of $7.05 trillion. This beats last year’s amount by $650 billion, but is this good news?

Middle class apartments rise above the insecure housing of a slum community in Lucknow, India. Photo: Tom Pietrasik/Oxfam

Blog: On wealth, debt and inequality – in response to some criticism

It’s been an exciting week for Oxfam.

Winnie Byanyima

Blog: We must end extreme inequality. Now.

There is an overwhelming consensus that things must change. We can now claim a broad consensus on the causes and problems of inequality. What we need now is a shared agenda on the solutions. It's time to Even It Up.

Oxfam provided technical and business training to smallholder tea producers like Kusumawathi, in Sri Lanka. Photo: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

Blog: Inequality is not inevitable: It's time to #EvenItUp

By Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International - Oxfam launches a new campaign, Even it Up. What we aim to show through our campaign is that inequality is not inevitable. It is the result of policy choices.

A man pushes his bicycle, loaded with melons, past a billboard advertisement for Oman Air's first class service in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: G.M.B Akash/Panos

Blog: People are demanding action on inequality: We are joining them

Over the past year, an overwhelming consensus has developed on the dangers of growing and extreme economic inequality. Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International, gives four ways to close the growing inequality gap.

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