extreme inequality

Climate march in Brussels, Belgium, 2 December 2018. Photo: Eric de Mildt

Blog: European elections 2019: A European spring for citizens worldwide?

The Head of our EU office shares her personal hope, that this spring, the EU will flourish and provide better policies for citizens in Europe and beyond.

Oxfam report: Public Good or Private Wealth

Blog: Seven brilliant questions you asked about Oxfam’s Inequality report

Oxfam’s new inequality report reveals that billionaires’ fortunes grew by $2.5 billion a day last year, while the poorest half of humanity – 3.8 billion people – saw their wealth fall. It's making headlines around the globe. Here are answers to seven of the most frequently asked questions you've asked about it.

Fight inequality, beat poverty.

Blog: The top 7 questions you asked about the new Oxfam inequality report

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.

Fight inequality, beat poverty.

Blog: What’s Wrong with Wealth? Inequality.

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.

A father holds his daughter as he stands on a site from which local residents have recently been evicted to make way for new developments, close to luxury apartments in North Jakarta. Credit: Tiara Audina/Oxfam

Blog: The IMF’s bold moves on inequality are still unconvincing

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.

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Blog: Seven brilliant questions you asked about Oxfam’s Inequality report

Oxfam’s new inequality report,  which found that just 8 men own the same wealth as half the world, is making headlines around the globe.  Here we reply to five of the most frequently asked questions about this astonishing report.

Kenya’s economy is the fastest growing in Africa, too few people aren’t seeing the benefit.

Blog: The movement to end tax havens is already 100,000 strong and growing

Last week Oxfam revealed that 62 people own the same amount of wealth as the poorest 3.6 billion people on the planet. Tax havens are at the heart of fueling this insane level of inequality. That’s why we’re taking them on and that’s why I want to do all I can in 2016 to put a stop to them.

The Busker, Child Portrait, Mexico City. Credit CC: Geraint Rowland https://www.flickr.com/photos/geezaweezer/

Blog: Stories of underdevelopment

Mexico is the setting for these stories. The country that sees the coexistence of an individual like Carlos Slim, who has several times been named the richest man on the planet, and another such as Francisco, who has no home to live in.

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