Confronting Russia’s health crisis

Today’s guest bloggers, Oleg Kucheryavenko from GCAP Russia and Victoria Stetsko from Oxfam, share their opinion on Russia’s health crisis. Health is a fundamental right of all people integral to human well-being, which is the ultimate goal of development. It is not a commodity but a social good. Free public services, including healthcare, are the strongest […]

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India‘s elections and new challenges

India’s Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher or even Adolf Hitler – these are the comparisons that have been made to refer to a new designated Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi. He became known for the economic success of Gujarat state under his governance, but also for not stopping the 2002 massacre of mainly Muslim population […]

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Brazil: Poverty and inequality – where to next?

Brazil, the sixth largest economy in the world, is an important role model in terms of reducing poverty and inequality. Although very significant advancements have been made regarding these issues in recent years, several problems still remain a challenge for Brazil. Let’s have a look at the reality of income, jobs, taxation, health care, public […]

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Civil Society from BRICS Meet to Discuss Inequality and Joint Advocacy

‘Promoting Equity and Socio-environmental Justice in BRICS’ Seminar Our guest blogger, Mariano De Donatis, shares his reflections on what was an intense discussion around inequality as a common thread for civil society across all BRICS countries, and the challenges in creating a united front – given the diversity of political views – to influence policy-making during […]

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Food Security & Inequality in Mexico: El Barzon proposes a way forward

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Understanding gender inequality within institutions

To analyze gender inequality within social institutions (i.e. state, market, community, family), it is necessary to understand the following dimensions of social relationships within institutions: rules, activities, resources, people and power structure. Examining institutions on the basis of these dimensions helps us understand who does what, who gains and who loses and allows us to […]

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BUSINESS AMONG FRIENDS: Why corporate tax dodgers are not yet losing sleep over global tax reform

Is fiscal justice the fair approach to reducing inequality? Oxfam’s new policy paper ‘Business among Friends: Why corporate tax dodgers are not yet losing sleep over global tax reform’ shows how tax rules are rigged in favor of multinational corportations (MNCs) allowing them to dodge taxes, and in turn, depriving governments of billions of dollars that could […]

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