For once, the media showed they understand poverty in the UK

For once, the media showed they understand poverty in the UK

Since Iain Duncan Smith rashly joined a long list of politicians trying to "experience poverty" by declaring that he could live on £53 a week (the level of income a market trader said he...

Inspirational Vron West from Normanton Allotment Association

In her role as Chairwoman, Vron supports and encourages others to work together and exchange ideas for growing food in a sustainable way. There are around 65 allotments in Normanton, Derby,...

Mannys story

In the once tranquil Casiguran municipality of the Philippines, a special economic zone has been initiated by a powerful local political dynasty. There are plans for a deep water shipping port, and...

Enrico's story: "Without our land, our kids won't be able to go to school"

In the once tranquil Casiguran municipality of the Philippines, a special economic zone has been initiated by a powerful local political dynasty. There are plans for a deep water shipping port, and...

IF activists dressed as Chancellor George Osborne campaign for a fair budget

Big companies: spill the beans on tax

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...

Could you be the next campaigner to lobby your MP?

When Constituency Campaigner Frances Howell went to lobby her MP Fiona Bruce about land grabs she got more than she bargained for - an invitation to the Palace of Westminster no less!  Read...

women waters cabbages

Live below the line

While at studying at university I often felt strapped for cash. Despite receiving a student loan and doing sporadic shifts at a local restaurant, I struggled to make it to the end of the...

History has been made

Congratulations! After ten very long years of campaigning, passion and unbelievable determination from Oxfam supporters in the UK, yesterday the world voted overwhelmingly for an Arms Trade Treaty...

Final tips for In My Place our crowdsourced music video for Coldplay

We've asked you to star in an exclusive video for Coldplay's acoustic version of "In My Place", and help Oxfam fight the injustice...

IF campaigners dress up as George Osborne

10 amazing things #IF campaigners have achieved

10. Tweeted all about it!  When we launched a Thunderclap, IF reached more than 300,000 tweeters – and that’s not counting the everyday #IF tweets which ordinary folk – and some...

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