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Winnie Byanyima. Photo: World Economic Forum

Blog: This Video on Inequality Has Gone Viral. So What Next?

This clip of the 'Cost of Inequality' panel at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos has gone viral. Here's why.

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.

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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