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Oxfam reaction to OECD research on the impact inequality has on economic growth

In response to research published today by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which says that income inequality is having a significant impact on economic growth,...

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...

Number of billionaires doubled since financial crisis as inequality spirals out of control – Oxfam

Number of billionaires doubled since financial crisis as inequality spirals out of control – Oxfam

Failure to tackle inequality will leave hundreds of millions trapped in poverty unnecessarily Rising inequality could set the fight against poverty back by decades, Oxfam warned today as it...

Oxfam response to Credit Suisse Global Wealth report showing rising inequality

Credit Suisse's annual Global Wealth Report, published today, reveals that wealth inequality continues to grow; the top 1% now own 48.2 percent of global wealth, up from 46 percent last year....

England crash out in 2nd round of Oxfam’s inequality World Cup

Belgium would be champions, whilst host national Brazil would come last in their group ...

Oxfam response to the Queen's Speech

Responding to the announcement in the Queen's Speech of legislation to set up a public registry of beneficial ownership, Sally Copley, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy, said: ...

Challenge to World Bank and IMF to get serious about extreme inequality

Global wealth inequality threatens economic and social viability. Following Oxfam's January report revealing that just 85 people owned the same wealth as the bottom half the world's population,...

Public services top up the income of the poorest by 76 percent

Health and education are powerful weapons in the fight against global inequality ...

Rigged rules mean economic growth is increasingly 'winner takes all' for rich elites

Wealth of half world's population now same as that of group who could fit on a double-decker bus. Wealthy elites have co-opted political power to rig the rules of the economic game, undermining...

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