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Campaigners at Downing Street

It's time to Stand as One with people forced to flee

Photo: Oxfam supporters handing in UK Stand As One petition Credit: Chris Worrall The world is experiencing the biggest displacement crisis since the end of World War II. Poverty and natural...

End tax havens

Another bad Apple and the race to the bottom

By Anne Ryan - Oxfam Constituency Campaigner  At a time when the European Commission has just ordered Apple to repay €13 billion over a 'sweetheart' tax deal, how long must it...

Today is a victory for tax openness and fair play

Each year the poorest countries in the world lose out on $100 billion of vital funds because companies use tax havens to avoid paying their fair share. We believe it's a scandal and a form of...

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...

David Cameron

The Panama Papers show we need to act on tax havens now

It's been hard to miss the Panama Papers this week. History's biggest data leak shows the super-rich and multinational corporations exploiting secretive offshore tax havens on a quite extraordinary...

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...

El Nino and climate change

A super El Niño weather system is causing extreme weather in many parts of the world, including drought  and flooding. The poorest and most vulnerable people are being hit hardest, leaving...

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