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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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New report shows why the planned EU ban on unfair trading practices is urgently needed Millions of women and men who produce our food are trapped in poverty and face brutal working conditions, despite billion-dollar profits in the food industry, reveals a new report published by Oxfam today. The report, ‘Ripe for Change’, also assesses… » 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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