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Just 8 billionaires own the same wealth as the poorest 3.6 billion poeple

Extreme inequality and the push for an alternative future

Deborah Hardoon introduces our new report, 'An Economy for the 99%' and argues that extreme inequality and a crisis in economics have created the appetite for an alternative vision for the...

George Osborne (Creative commons licensed photograph.)

Panama Papers: The scandal doesn't stop here

At least 12 heads of state and government, numerous other politicians, as well as many stars in sports and entertainment: all have allegedly channelled billions of dollars of dodged taxes through...

Time to even it up in London

Inequality and poverty in London It might not come as a surprise to those paying to live in London that the inequality and poverty rates are higher than the rest of the nation...

Why must the UK Government lead the way in ending the era of tax havens?

"Some companies use elaborate strategies to avoid paying taxes in countries in which they work, a form of corruption that hurts the poor". The World Bank's President could not have...

Happy birthday, 0.7% aid law!

Britain has a proud history of providing support for people to lift themselves out of poverty around the world. Today, we celebrate part of that history as we reflect on the law, passed exactly one...

Enough is enough: it's time to end tax havens

Something big is happening today: A select committee of MPs are launching an inquiry into the UK's corporate tax system in the wake of recent headlines about the agreement...

The Tax Dodging Bill

The past, present and future of tax dodging

It's been a busy couple of years for campaigners working to put an end to tax dodging. Check out what - with your support - we've been up to below. If you haven't...

Campaigners call for developing countries to have an equal say on global tax rules (Oxfam/ActionAid, 2015)

What's the UK’s role in fixing the broken international tax system?

The global tax system is broken. Multinational corporations are taking advantage of rigged global tax rules to avoid paying their fair share, while ordinary citizens and small businesses in rich...

Three ways to end inequality – and two you can do yourself

Many of the poorest countries have made great progress in the struggle against poverty; progress that Oxfam sees every day in some of the toughest places in the world. But this progress is being...

Inequality isn’t just unfair. It’s dangerous.

Imagine living in fear of walking alone. Or stopping your car at a traffic light. Or even just hanging out with your friends or family at the park or beach, all due to the fear that you may be attacked. ...

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