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By Àngela Corbalán & Paul Creeney Economic inequality is on the rise. Half of the world’s wealth is now owned by just one per cent of the world’s population. In Europe, austerity policies across the continent designed to cut debt and stimulate growth could instead push the number of Europeans at risk of poverty up… » read more

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Back to school

By Natalia Alonso, Oxfam’s Deputy Director of Advocacy & Campaigns Here we are again. First week of September. Although this year’s rentréé will start with quite a few new EU faces. The women and men who take on the European Union’s ‘top jobs’ – three Presidents, one High Representative, and later the full team of… » read more

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By Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam’s EU Office Oxfam’s Penny Lawrence asked us to picture Isutu, a mother of five in Mali with elderly relatives at home and a husband in search of work. She has survived famine and fears she may soon be forced from her land by conflict, yet also struggles to feed… » read more

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