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By Aurore Chardonnet & Nina Monjean It is not often the European Parliament can make a difference when it comes to economic inequality. Today, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have a chance to do so. They can either stand up for their citizens, or allow tax havens and big business to continue to get… » read more

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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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