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G7 companies' tax dodging lost Africa $6bn

G7-based companies and investors cheated Africa out of an estimated $6billion (£3.9bn) in a year through just one form of tax dodging, according to a new Oxfam report 'Money talks: Africa at...

Oxfam response to new OECD report on inequality: more evidence that those on the lowest incomes are increasingly being left behind

In response to a new report published today by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), In It Together: Why Less Inequality Benefits All, Oxfam's Inequality Campaign...

Oxfam verdict on the World Bank IMF Spring meetings

Inequality Head of Oxfam International's Washington DC office Nicolas Mombrial said:   "Given that rising inequality continues to make the headlines everywhere in the...

Three-pronged attack on poverty needed to make this year a historic turning point for development - Oxfam

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Oxfam reaction to the World Bank's Jim Yong Kim speech outlining strategy to end poverty

In response to the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announcing cooperation between the World Bank, the Asian Infrastructure Development Bank and the BRICS New Development Bank, Oxfam's...

Budget reaction

Responding to measures announced to tackle tax dodging by Chancellor George Osborne in today's Budget, Oxfam's Head of UK Campaigns & Policy Nick Bryer said:  "There...

Richest 1% will own more than all the rest by 2016 - Oxfam

The combined wealth of the richest 1 per cent will overtake that of the other 99 per cent of people next year unless the current trend of rising inequality is checked, Oxfam warned today ahead of...

Reaction to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement by Mark Golding, Oxfam GB Chief Executive

In reaction to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB Chief Executive, said: ...

Tackle tax dodging to turn back rising tide of inequality, Oxfam tells G20

Tackle tax dodging to turn back rising tide of inequality, Oxfam tells G20

More than a third of the additional wealth generated by the G20 during the Australian Presidency has gone to the top one per cent, Oxfam revealed today as it called on the G20 to take urgent action...

World trapped by 'Toxic Triangle' that puts profit for the few ahead of a sustainable future for all

People around the world are trapped in a 'toxic triangle' made up of short-term financial investors, timid governments and fossil fuel companies, which threatens to push up  global temperatures,...

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