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Politicians must stop playing business as usual with new GDP figures

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A better Scotland? There's an app for that.

A brand new web application is being launched today to help people decide whether new policy ideas actually make for a better Scotland. The app is based on Oxfam Scotland's Humankind...

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Help us build Our Economy!

Scotland has a problem. It's the economy. At the moment the wealthiest households in Scotland are 273 times richer than the poorest. There are 8 people on unemployment...

Changing Lives in Tanzania: Two Short Films

Oxfam Scotland has two projects in northern Tanzania, funded by the Scottish Government. Halima's Story: Building Sustainable Livelihoods ...

Oxfam publishes major new Our Economy report

A new Oxfam Scotland report says that instead of tackling inequality and poverty in Scotland, the existing economic model is making them worse and needs to change. Our Economy: Towards a New...

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Tax avoidance billions could help the poorest

Today (31 January) is the deadline for people to submit their tax returns, Most people, whether low earners with income just above the tax threshold or high earners paying the highest...

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New Poll Shows Scots Back Fair Taxes

A survey carried out on behalf of Oxfam has found that more than three-quarters of people in Scotland believe taxes should be raised for those with the highest income and wealth. More...

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Oxfam calls for increased people power

Oxfam Scotland says increased people power in Scotland should be used to tackle poverty and promote real community-led economic development, tackling inequality and providing sustainable livelihoods...

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MSPs show their Humankind side

On the second day of the current parliamentary year, Members of the Scottish Parliament debated a motion welcoming the Oxfam Humankind Index for Scotland. Oxfam Scotland Research and Policy Adviser...

Oxfam warns of return to inequality not seen since Victorian times

A new report by Oxfam published today (Thu 14 June) highlights the "perfect storm" facing the poorest people in the UK.  ...

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