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Election 2015

Poverty, inequality, and the next UK government

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Together we must stand with #WithSyria

The enormity of the suffering of the Syrian people over the past four years has reached a devastating peak, leaving over 200,000 dead, a nearly unbelievable 11 million displaced, cities splintered...

Mymensingh/Bangladesh  credit:Tom Pietrasik/Oxfam

2015 A year for action

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Get trained to tackle tax dodging

Corporate tax dodging is a massive issue. Every year the UK misses out on billions of pounds, and developing countries lose a whopping estimated $160 billion a year. The money lost to tax...

David Smith – An Oxfam Supporter from Inverness

I was delighted to be invited to Oxfam house, Oxfam's HQ in Oxford, for this year's Supporter Conference. We were also advised of future campaign priorities including the Even It Up...

The Peoples Climate March is just the beginning

What do we want? A climate deal! When do we want it? Now! The next time someone says that no one cares about climate change, let's remind them about the time that 40,000 people took over...

Oxfam volunteers

Changing the perceptions of volunteering

In this guest blog, Huffington Post blogger Liam Beattie describes the benefits of volunteering for Oxfam. You can follow him on Twitter here: @Liam_Beattie. This year, 1-7 June saw the...

Bill Nighy, Andrew Lincoln and the cast of Future News

The Robin Hood Tax campaign presents... Future News featuring Andrew Lincoln, Bill Nighy and their fellow stars from 'Love Actually' and 'Harry Potter'

Following the devastating financial crisis it's been great to see banks winning back hearts and minds by helping those who were hit the hardest, embracing tough new regulations, and slashing...

Yacht

Have yachts vs have nots? Get your MP to wade into the debate...

The gap between rich and poor is getting wider. It might be a sobering thought, but are you shocked? Unfortunately, probably not. You might be when I tell you how wide the gap actually is, though. ...

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Still more to do on the Lobby Bill...

The Lobbying Bill: YES there are STILL things wrong with it, NO we're still not happy and NO the campaign isn't over. Since we last blogged about the 'Lobbying Bill'...

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