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Grabbing Parliament Hill Raising Awareness About Landgrabbing in London

On a blistering cold and windy Sundayin December, the Oxfam Youth Action team trekked out to one of London's most prized sanctuaries, Hampstead Heath.  Clad in hard hats and high visibility...

White Cliffs of Dover? Angel of the North? Glastonbury Tor? SOLD!

White Cliffs of Dover? Angel of the North? Glastonbury Tor? SOLD! Can you imagine if this really happened?  Selling these national treasures would be a scandal. Now imagine it was your...

Harpenden teenagers turn greedy grabbers for Oxfam stunt

As the year sevens from Sir John Lawes School in Harpenden filed into their assembly last Thursday, 6th December, they were expecting a typical half hour of announcements, congratulations and perhaps...

Getting our Gaza message out in the heat of the moment

Some days our creative team gets a week or two to develop a great idea into a thing of beauty. And some days, they get an hour to work up critical creative with the power to change lives. Yesterday...

'Food for Thought' - Food Hero nomination

Susan Kay, Ecosystem Modeller at Plymouth Marine Laboratory and coordinator of the Exeter Oxfam Group nominates 'Food for Thought' as her Oxfam Food Hero ...

Land Grab Campaign: 1 month on

Imagine, for a second, being kicked out of your home.  There's no time to collect your possessions, no time to say goodbye to friends and family and you must give up everything you know...

Local shop selling basic malaria medicines, Kilifi, Kenya. Credit: Caroline Penn / Panos

Salt, pepper, and some malaria tablets

Good investment in community healthcare is needed to fight malaria, argues Ian Sullivan, rather than putting people's health in the hands of untrained shopkeepers. ...

A spent bullet casing

Every bullet has a story - reflections from a Zambian doctor

This blog is by Dr. Robert Mtonga, a medical doctor (general practitioner) from Lusaka, Zambia and was originally posted on the Control Arms blog. Dr. Mtonga currently serves as Co-President...

Growing Communities in Hackney - Food Hero

Julie Brown and the team at Growing Communities in Hackney are paving the way with a locally run social enterprise ...

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