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At least 12 heads of state and government, numerous other politicians, as well as many stars in sports and entertainment: all have allegedly channelled billions of dollars of dodged taxes through one single firm in Panama to avoid tax. But this affair is just a snapshot of an ever-growing scandal of individuals and companies using… » read more

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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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