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'human Folly, Not Human Achievement': Oxfam Slams Bezos Space Trip As Billions Suffer On Earth

'Human Folly, Not Human Achievement': Oxfam Slams Bezos Space Trip as Billions Suffer on Earth Jake Johnson jake Jul 19, 2021 "We've now reached stratospheric inequality. Billionaires burning into...

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Oxfam Report Shows 11 People Are Dying Of Hunger Every Minute—outpacing Covid Fatalities

Oxfam Report Shows 11 People Are Dying of Hunger Every Minute—Outpacing Covid Fatalities Brett Wilkins brett Jul 9, 2021 "To prevent unnecessary deaths and millions more people being pushed to...

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Oxfam Denounces Oecd Global Tax Deal As 'skewed-to-the-rich And Completely Unfair'

Oxfam Denounces OECD Global Tax Deal as 'Skewed-to-the-Rich and Completely Unfair' Jake Johnson, staff writer jake Jul 2, 2021 "This deal is instead no more than a G7 money grab. Rich countries are...
Related topics: OECD, Taxes

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Oxfam Staffer Feels 'under Attack For Being White And English' As She Fills In Racial Justice Survey

Oxfam was hit by a major sex scandal in early 2018, when the UK charity was accused of covering up the use of prostitutes by some members of its staff in Haiti who were in the country after the devastating 2010 earthquake there.
Related topics: Polls, United Kingdom, Charity, Haiti, Earthquakes

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Photo Gallery: Protesters Storm The Beaches Of Cornwall

Climate activists from Oxfam, wearing giant heads depicting the leaders of the G-7, sit on beach chairs as they participate in an action on Swanpool Beach in Falmouth, Cornwall, England, on Saturday. | Alastair Grant/AP Photo A woman...
Related topics: Usa Photos, Protests, Activism

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Lack Of Patent Waiver Would Add Over $70 Billion To Cost Of Vaccinating World: Oxfam

Lack of Patent Waiver Would Add Over $70 Billion to Cost of Vaccinating World: Oxfam Jon Queally, staff writer jon Jun 12, 2021 Most of that money, said a spokesperson for the group, "will go directly...
Related topics: Patents

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Economic Devastation From Climate Crisis Like Two Covid-19 Pandemics Per Year By 2050: Analysis

Economic Devastation From Climate Crisis Like Two Covid-19 Pandemics Per Year by 2050: Analysis Jon Queally, staff writer jon Jun 7, 2021 But Oxfam International says 2021 "could be a turning point if...

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Israel's Assault On Gaza Left 400,000 Without Regular Access To Clean Water: Oxfam

Jake Johnson, staff writer"We stay up all night looking for water to fill plastic buckets," said one mother in northern Gaza.
Related topics: Israel, Gaza Strip, Palestine

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Tax On Amazon's Pandemic Profits Could Pay To Vaccinate 580 Million People Worldwide: Oxfam

Kenny Stancil, staff writer"This country will never achieve a fair and equitable recovery from Covid-19 if we continue to have a system where corporations and the wealthy get richer while everyone else is left behind," said Oxfam.
Related topics: Taxes, Amazon, Amazon (AMZN)

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Biden Urged To Stand 'on The Side Of Humanity' And Back Waiver For Covid Vaccine Patents

Andrea Germanos, staff writer"No one is safe until everyone is safe and the best way to do that is to loosen the rules on who owns the rights to produce the vaccines," said Oxfam's Danny Sriskandarajah.
Related topics: Joe Biden, Vaccines, Patents

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Female Farmers Protest India’s Agricultural Laws

In India, International Women’s Day has been marked by sit-ins and hunger strikes led by female farmers against the country’s new agricultural laws.Nearly three-fourths of rural women in India who work full time work in farming, according to...
Related topics: Protests, India

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Eu New Pact On Migration Unable To Improve Humanitarian Situation In Greece, Oxfam Says

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The European Union has admitted the drawbacks of its migration policies and decided to implement a new strategy on migration, but it is not able to improve the humanitarian situation in Greece that is overloaded with migrants, EU...
Related topics: Greece, Russia, Moscow

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Oxfam Report: Richest Of The Rich Driving Climate Change

Ethen Kim Lieser Climate Change, The report’s analysis uncovered that the 1 percent has used two times as much carbon as the poorest 50 percent over the last twenty-five years. The richest 1 percent of the global population has been found to be...

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Virus Made Inequality Much Worse Across The World, Says Report

A new report by global poverty nonprofit OxFam finds inequality has increased in every country in the world.The alarming trend is made worse by the coronavirus pandemic, which strained most systems and governments.The gap in wealth, race and gender...
Related topics: Virus, Virology

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Inequality Virus: Pandemic Widens Wealth Gap For Women, People Of Color As Billionaire Profits Soar

As the wealth of U.S. billionaires soars by over a trillion dollars during the pandemic, Oxfam is warning COVID-19 could lead to the biggest increase in global inequality on record. A new Oxfam report finds it could take more than a decade for poor...

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Lebanon Must Enact Drastic Reforms To Survive, Economists Say

The COVID-19 pandemic is inflaming an already severe crisis of inequality across the globe, according to a report released by aid group Oxfam International. Lebanon, now ravaged by economic, political and health crises, must enact drastic reforms in...
Related topics: Lebanon

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The Inequality Virus: Indian Billionaires' Wealth Increased By 35% During Lockdown, Says Oxfam

The world's top 10 wealthiest people, including Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Warren Buffett, have seen their fortunes increase by half a trillion dollars since the COVID-19 crisis broke out, according to a report released...
Related topics: Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Warren Buffett

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Afghanistan: Oxfam Report Worries That Peace Talks Will ‘jeopardize Fragile Gains Made For...

Gains for women’s rights in Afghanistan, you say? Over the past two decades? Do tell! Are Afghan women no longer forced to wear burqas? Are they attending schools without fear of jihad attacks designed to discourage women from getting an...
Related topics: Afghanistan

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Empowering Women Through Wisdom

Credit: Oxfam.orgBy Caryll Tozer and Soraya M. DeenCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Dec 22 2020 (IPS) During the COVID 19 lockdown in Sri Lanka, seven women from diverse religious and ethnic backgrounds came together to deliver Wisdom and their message that...
Related topics: Sri Lanka, Religion

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Faced With Covid-19, Africa Shouldn’t Worry About Debt, But How To Make Tax Evaders Pay

Léonce NdikumanaWe need more transparency, to make rich Africans who hide their wealth in tax havens, but especially multinationals, pay. (Photo: Oxfam International)
Related topics: Taxes, Business Photos

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