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Europe is not flourishing this spring. The European Union is beset by baying populism, Brexit, and a faltering economic model which bred an inequality crisis. Come the May elections, will the Union succumb to internal strife and selfishness, turning its back on Europe’s and the world’s citizens, or will the elections mark a period of regrowth and renewal for the European project? It is vital that European leaders address the main challenges of our time, namely economic and gender inequality as well the crisis of climate change.

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By Marc-Olivier Herman, Oxfam EU Economic Justice Policy Lead Right now, European supermarkets are using their huge purchasing power to squeeze their food suppliers through a range of unfair trading practices, such as late payments or last-minute cancellations of orders. These practices lead to poor working conditions and even human rights abuses for the people… » read more

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by Maria Chalaux, Humanitarian Lead, Oxfam Intermón Throughout my life, and because of my work, I have seen many refugee camps, but I have never seen people in such woeful conditions as in Lesbos. I visited the Moria refugee camp on a recent winter morning. What I saw was shocking: how can we allow such… » read more

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