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The world's richest 85 people have the same wealth as 3.5 billion people. 5 families in the UK have the same wealth as the poorest 20% of the population. The 10 wealthiest households in Scotland...
Recently released research has revealed increasing levels of poverty in Scotland. Over the last year a further 110,000 people fell below the poverty line, under which affording the basic...
Scottish Food bank provider warns against food banks becoming "new norm"
Poverty in the UK,
Kathryn Porteous recently visited Malawi to find out how Scottish Oxfam projects are yielding results for some of Africa's poorest people.
Climate change adaptation
Ten days ago I first heard the news about a typhoon hitting the Philippines. Over the days that followed horrifying images emerged of the devastation left in its wake.
A friend recently asked me, what are you boycotting now? I hadn't realised, but since our school days my acts of consumer power were being quietly watched by friends.
Behind the Brands,
In the tradition of 2012 reviews, here's a look back at the highs and lows of campaigning with Oxfam Scotland this year.
There have been some firsts in Scotland. Following years of campaigning...
Arms Trade Treaty,
Guest Blog by Laura Kerr, Glasgow Campaigns Group Coordinator
On Saturday, the Oxfam Glasgow Campaigns Group auctioned off some of Glasgow's best known landmarks as part of Oxfam's...
Guest Blog By Trevor Rigg, Volunteer Morningside Shop Edinburgh
Volunteering at an Oxfam shop can sometimes seem somewhat distant to the organisation's life-changing work around the world...
From local staff and volunteers, to directors, to those working with us internationally; Oxfam Live is a chance for you - our amazing supporters- to find out what we're up to, ask any questions...
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