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    1. August 24, 2016

      Male-dominated workplace culture alienates talented women

      There is much concern about why women are not making it to the top of organisations and professions. Equal numbers of...

    2. July 28, 2016

      South Sudan spiralling into ‘desperate’ crisis as conflict spreads, aid agencies warn

      South Sudan is spiralling into a “desperate” humanitarian crisis as its internal conflict spreads and UN peacekeepers...

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    1. Investing in Haiti

      In spite of positive signs of change, the country continues to be blighted by poor eco...
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    1. June 16, 2016

      Jo Cox, from activist to rising Labour party star

      Only a few days ago Jo Cox was taking part in the annual parliamentary tug of war, raising awareness for Macmillan...

    2. Fast FT

      June 16, 2016

      Labour MP Jo Cox shot near Leeds

      Labour MP Jo Cox (pictured) has been shot in Birstall near Leeds. Ms Cox’s office confirmed that she had been shot and...

    3. FT Alphaville

      June 10, 2016

      Is tax avoidance like hardcore pornography?

      This guest post is by Jolyon Maugham QC, a tax lawyer at Devereux Chambers who writes on tax policy and advises the...

    4. March 30, 2016

      Do not let petty lobbying laws starve the body politic

      Should Oxfam, a charity, advocate tougher tax rules for multinational companies? Should local authorities fund...

    5. March 24, 2016

      Scientists should be free to influence policies like sugar tax

      My spirits soared when I heard of the Sock Doctrine. Finally, science had cracked the enigma of why pairs of socks are...

    6. February 29, 2016

      UK charities told to tackle ‘sharp practices’

      Charities have been told to tackle “sharp practices” used in fundraising or face tougher regulation. The warning by...

    7. February 18, 2016

      Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB, chief executive

      Two years into his job as chief executive of Oxfam GB, Mark Goldring sees a new role for the aid group in an...

    8. January 25, 2016

      Charity trustees to blame for fundraising scandals, say MPs

      Charity trustees are partly to blame for a series of fundraising scandals, a committee of MPs has said. If trustees did...

    9. FT Data

      January 18, 2016

      Three reasons to question Oxfam's inequality figures

      The charity Oxfam made a big splash on Monday with a report saying that the richest 62 people in the world had the same...

    10. December 15, 2015

      There is no money behind the fiscal tree

      Russell Long, the southern Democrat who was long-serving chair of the US Senate finance committee, composed the ditty...

    11. December 9, 2015

      Banks tumble in list of best UK workplaces

      Online travel company Expedia climbed 24 places to top a list of employees’ 25 best places to work in the UK — a list...

    12. September 28, 2015

      UK pledges £6bn for poorer countries to deal with climate change

      The UK has vowed to deliver nearly £6bn of aid to poor countries over the next five years to help them deal with...

    13. September 20, 2015

      Britain’s charities need better oversight

      The past few months have been miserable for Britain’s charities. Scarcely a week has gone by without a bad news story...

    14. September 11, 2015

      Syria refugees tap in to legal advice by text

      Syrian refugees can now access free legal advice by text message after a Palestinian start-up launched a service in...

    15. July 17, 2015

      UK charities set to lose millions after VAT ruling

      UK charities face having to pay tens of millions of pounds in value added tax payments following a clarification of the...

    16. July 12, 2015

      Business of saving the poor arrives in Addis Ababa

      At first glance Power of Nutrition looks like any modern-day charity with a laudable raison d’être. By 2020 it wants to...

    17. June 8, 2015

      G7 leaders agree to phase out fossil fuels

      The Group of Seven industrial powers have agreed the world should phase out fossil fuel emissions this century, in a...

    18. FT Photo Diary

      June 4, 2015

      Heads of state

      Activists of global anti-poverty charity Oxfam wearing masks depicting leaders of the member countries of the G7...

    19. April 17, 2015

      Clean water is essential to preventing the return of cholera

      In the Village de l’Espoir in northern Haiti’s Kimbé district, a water pump is sealed with a heavy padlock. Twice a...

    20. April 1, 2015

      Yemen citizens struggle as supplies dwindle

      Yemeni civilians already coping with a mounting death toll from street clashes and air raids now face dwindling fuel,...

    21. March 26, 2015

      The Rich Column: Silence is not golden

      About 40 years ago, the 7th Earl Cadogan — landlord of the vast Cadogan estate in London’s wealthy Chelsea district,...

    22. beyondbrics

      February 4, 2015

      Guest post: the global problem of spiralling costs for cancer medicines

      By Mohga Kamal-Yanni, Oxfam senior health advisor Gone are the days when cancer was seen as a problem only faced by...

    23. January 19, 2015

      The Fever, May Fair Hotel, London — review

      “The life I live is irredeemably corrupt.” This is the conclusion of the character in Wallace Shawn’s The Fever. So who...

    24. FT Alphaville

      January 19, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Shares in China’s biggest securities brokerages tumbled this morning and...

    25. January 19, 2015

      Oxfam presses Davos forum with wealth inequality claim

      Campaigners sought to pile pressure on the rich and powerful travelling to the World Economic Forum in Davos this week,...

    26. January 16, 2015

      NGOs fear government crackdown amid Greenpeace India battle

      For the past four years, Greenpeace India, an arm of the global environmental group, has campaigned to stop a coal mine...

    27. The World

      January 15, 2015

      The Haiti earthquake, five years on

      It is five years since a massive earthquake tore through Haiti, leaving tens if not hundreds of thousands dead and...

    28. beyondbrics

      October 29, 2014

      Guest post: time to tackle inequality

      By Mark Goldring of Oxfam From the IMF to the Pope, from President Barack Obama to the World Economic Forum, there is a...

    29. September 21, 2014

      Oxford Photography Festival, Various venues, Oxford, UK – review

      Now that everyone is a photographer, what good is photography? Vexed by this question, the veteran photojournalist...

    30. September 18, 2014

      Oxfam sues SEC over delay in oil and gas payment disclosure rules

      Oxfam America is suing the US Securities and Exchange Commission for a second time over the agency’s delay in issuing...

    31. September 18, 2014

      Thirty years on, little has changed even for Cambridge alumnae Barbara Stocking

      On entering Cambridge university’s Murray Edwards College you come face to face with a life-size wooden Trojan Horse....

    32. June 27, 2014

      Can the inequality between billionaires and the world’s poor be redressed?

      It is perhaps the ultimate killer fact: Oxfam, the aid organisation, estimates the 85 richest people in the world own...

    33. FT Photo Diary

      June 4, 2014

      G7 protesters in Brussels

      EPA/Stephanie Lecocq Members of non-governmental organisation Oxfam play music and wear G7 leaders’ masks during a...

    34. June 1, 2014

      SEC urged to tackle foreign payment disclosure in oil and gas

      The US Securities and Exchange Commission is under growing pressure to tackle the issue of how oil and gas companies...

    35. May 23, 2014

      ‘OxCrimes’, introduced by Ian Rankin

      OxCrimes, introduced by Ian Rankin, Profile Books, RRP£9.99, 464 pages The blurb on the jacket of OxCrimes promises “27...

    36. May 19, 2014

      Food groups under fire from Oxfam over carbon emissions

      The world’s 10 biggest food companies emit more greenhouse gases than the whole of Scandinavia but are failing to...

    37. beyondbrics

      May 5, 2014

      Guest post: developing countries must be at the heart of global tax reform

      By Winnie Byanyima of Oxfam International After the world was plunged into a financial crisis, back in 2009, G20...

    38. February 21, 2014

      Esther Freud on Zambia’s campaign against male violence

      It is the start of Zambia’s 16-day annual national campaign against gender-based violence, and in Lusaka there is a...

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