Financial Transactions Tax

G20 failed to recognize the role of small-scale farmers in the global economy.

Blog: G20 wraps up, but leaves those in poverty behind

How could world leaders simply ignore the nearly one billion people living in poverty? That’s the question that many international aid agencies are asking as this year’s G20 Summit comes to a close. The self-designated forum for global economic issues, they seem to have forgotten the "global" part. While Mexican President Felipe Calderon set out an ambitious agenda for the summit including food security, sustainable development and climate change, most of the discussion was focused around the Euro crisis.

Be Outraged: Austerity isn't working

Blog: Indignaos: la austeridad no funciona

Un nuevo libro que cuenta con el apoyo de Oxfam, Be Outraged: Austerity isn't working, (Indignaos: la austeridad no funciona) procura alternativas ante la política de austeridad promovida en Europa.

Be Outraged: Austerity isn't working

Blog: Indignez-vous : l'austérité ne fonctionne pas

Un nouvel ouvrage parrainé par Oxfam, Be Outraged: Austerity isn't working (« Indignez-vous : l'austérité ne fonctionne pas »), étudie les solutions alternatives aux plans d'austérité imposés actuellement en Europe.

Be Outraged: Austerity isn't working

Blog: Be Outraged: Austerity isn't working

A new Oxfam supported book, Be Outraged: Austerity isn't working, is looking at alternatives to current European austerity drive.

Blog: It’s action time for Robin Hood

If Gandhi’s chronology of ‘first they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win’ is anything to go by, the Robin Hood Tax campaign is getting close to its goal. When the campaign launched two years ago, the idea of taxing the banks was unimaginable; now its taken giant leaps towards reality. It’s been an amazing two years – and 2012 is full of opportunity.

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