Ever feel powerless when you read stories about big business dodging tax, hiding accounts and getting away with it all over and over again? Us too.
But more and more lately people across the world are speaking out about tax and transparency. They're demanding that corporations pay their fair share of tax, and are open and honest about how much money they make, and where it goes.
This is where laws come in. With...
In 2013 the Budget is going to be a big moment for the UK - the 40 year promise of making 0.7% of Gross National Income (GNI) to international aid will be coming to a head!
But what does 0.7% of GNI actually mean?
It means children will be able to go to school, people receive vaccinations against preventable diseases , AIDs treatment will reach the most vulnerable, clean water becomes available, women get an equal voice in...
Today activists and campaigners from eight aid agencies, including Oxfam, visited Downing Street to urge world leaders to act to end hunger and malnutrition.
Oxfam, Save the Children, Avaaz and others were there for more than 600,000 people who have added their names to petitions calling on global leaders to make a lasting impact on hunger by tackling malnutrition in children, protecting the 18 million people facing severe hunger in West...
It was a scorching morning, the sun bearing down on our squinting faces as we posed for photos, fake knocking on the famous door of Number 10.
I was representing Oxfam, along with other activists from Concern, ONE, Action Aid, Unicef and Save the Children, delivering a huge box of names - more than 600,0000 people calling for immediate action on hunger in the Sahel area. The Prime Minster is holding a summit with all the VIPs in town...
This is a guest blog by Martin Horwood, Liberal Democrat MP for Cheltenham and co-chair of the Liberal Democrat parliamentary party committee on international affairs.
Find him on twitter: @MartinChelt
I remember starting to tell some MPs and Peers that a big, new "joint campaign on food and hunger" was coming about a year ago. "It's going to be huge. You're going to want to be involved," I boasted, hoping that when the time came I would not have cause regret those words.
But as we pass 40,000 sign-ups to the Enough food for everyone IF campaign and have MPs and Peers literally queuing to show their...