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It's the global week of action for tax justice

On Friday, in the UK, we helped organise a stunt  as part of a global week of action for tax justice, with activities taking place all around the world. Members of the world's largest labour,...

For the love of...my niece, Sashika

The streets outside Westminster turned green yesterday as thousands came out to lobby their MPs on climate change. While a mass street lobby isn't the kind of thing that happens everyday...

What does coal have to do with hunger? More than you think.

Fact: Emissions from burning coal are the single biggest driver of climate change, accounting for a massive 40% of the world's CO2 emissions. That's a whole lot...

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...

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