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Few thoughts on the EU Trade Policy Day
I was dragging my feet yesterday, heading for the EU Trade Policy Day. It is a large annual event organised by the European Commission to discuss where the EU trade policy is at, and where it is...
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 12:22
The lines are moving – time for hope and mobilisation
Business and human rights event in the European Parliament, March 2017By Jérôme Chaplier, Coordinator of the European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ) and Isabelle Brachet, Europe Advocacy...
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 09:45
What can 2017 learn from the past: some lessons from Latin America
This is one seriously exciting moment for ActionAid as we celebrate the sign off of a new international strategy: Action for Global Justice! It’s particularly exciting because of the feminist...
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 12:54
Closing in on EU Financial Tax Victory
The international campaign for taxes on financial speculation is on the brink of a major European milestone that could further boost momentum in the United States.When I was cutting my teeth in...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 09:38
There was always an alternative: Runaway Inequality and Corporate capture of the State
The billionaire class is out of control. Unless we rein them in very soon, we will never be able to end global poverty or meet the Sustainable Development Goals. This is the key finding of a report...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 13:11
Reclaiming development: using industrial policies to create more and better jobs
ActionAid’s new report explores how industrialisation can drive the creation of more and better jobs. The report comes at a crucial time, when policy makers around the world are coming to realise...
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 13:37
Power, Poverty, Gender and Injustice: The local impact of inequality
Much of the recent debate on inequality has focused on the big picture of how a few individuals (62, in Oxfam’s January paper) have the same wealth as half the world’s population. As usefully...
Aftab Alam Khan
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 15:07
Food & land rights
New policies needed to turn around global inequality
The high level of economic inequality seen in the world today is surpassing that of nearly 100 years ago, when European colonial rule, regressive tax policies and unregulated financial activities...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 15:25
Controlling capital: ending inequality means routing the march to unrestrained movement of finance
There is a date that marks the rise of global inequality. The rich have always held their grip on the levers of power, but the transformation of our economies, institutions and societies to align...
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 11:46
Exploring the Panorama of Inequality...
ActionAid is a development organization, working to end poverty and defend the human rights of marginalized and impoverished people. And we are proud to be precisely that. But to accomplish our...
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 11:26