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EU development aid makes a real difference in the fight against poverty and inequality. But for seven years, the EU has failed to respect its own budgetary commitments on aid. In its long-term budget, the EU must take action to deliver on its promises, argues Oxfam’s Alessandra Croppi. Over the past 30 years, extreme poverty… » read more

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Public services like health and education are one of the strongest weapons in the fight against inequality. They benefit everyone in society, but the poorest most of all.

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In this age of austerity, the forces of frugality are powerful; so is the temptation to defend national self-interest. The negotiations on the next 7-year budget of the EU are a case in point. And the biggest casualty of EU financial squabbles may well be humanitarian and development aid. Given the existing divergence of views… » read more

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