We are closer to seeing the world’s first trillionaire than ending poverty: that’s why we need fair taxes now

Chiara Putaturo In the news, Inequality, Tax

Oxfam’s new Davos report highlights how our economic system funnels billions to billionaires while ordinary workers lose. A big part of the solution has to be new wealth and windfall taxes, including a European wealth tax, says Chiara Putaturo.

Inequality is worse than you think. And yes, we have the data

Nick Galasso Inequality, Methodology, Research

Our recent report on global inequality faced criticism from some voices in the sector and beyond. Nick Galasso explains why the critics are wrong and why we’re so sure of our data. Oxfam’s recent assessment on the growing global gap between the rich and the poor is shocking: just 8 men now have as much wealth as the poorest 3.6 …