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Oxfam campaigns against tax havens. Photo: Tineke D'haese/Oxfam

Blog: How to end the inequality crisis? More tax justice

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.

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.

Join the fight against extreme inequality.

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 62 richest people in the world own as much as the poorest half of the world’s population.

Blog: Our stats struck a nerve, now let’s hit back against inequality

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Beatrice Quayee holds rice ready for transplanting, River Gee county, Liberia. Credit: Kieran Doherty/Oxfam

Blog: Africa: Rising for the few

Africa is losing billions of dollars through tax dodging. This week's World Economic Forum on Africa 2015 must squarely address tax avoidance tricks and other illicit financial flows, tax incentives, and debt repayments. Unless African leaders tackle such issues, it is the rich world that will continue to gain the most from Africa’s progress.http://www.weforum.org/events/world-economic-forum-africa-2015

Oxfam is calling for a World Tax Summit in 2015.

Blog: Why is Oxfam calling for a World Tax Summit?

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Sao Paulo. Photo: Tuca Vieira, used with permission

Blog: Rising inequality and climate change: The defining challenges for global leaders in 2015

Rising inequality and climate change: These are the defining challenges for 2015. This is the year when we will have to set a course for action for a sustainable and just world. What action can we take? These profound global challenges require bold responses.

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.

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