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By Catherine Olier, Oxfam’s policy advisor for EU taxation What would once have been shocking revelations exposing a global industry helping corporations and wealthy individuals dodge tax, now feels merely like history repeating itself. Monday’s newspapers once again stripped back the murky world of international tax avoidance, detailing how the global banking giant HSBC’s Swiss… » read more

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By Àngela Corbalán, Oxfam’s Head of EU Communications and Deputy Head of EU Office As world leaders arrive in Davos for the first day of the World Economic Forum, storm clouds are gathering overhead. Skyrocketing global inequality has shone a flashlight onto the murky workings of global finance, with Davos becoming center stage this week… » read more

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By Hilary Jeune, Oxfam’s EU policy advisor When 2015 was declared the European Year of Development, it was seen as an ideal opportunity for the European Union (EU) to raise awareness on the bloc’s role in lifting people out of poverty. Yet with the calendars counting down fast, this commitment now appears to be more… » read more

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