Tagged: G20

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Parwan-e-duo slum, Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: Jason P. Howe/Oxfam

Inequality has increased in 14 of the 18 G20 countries since 1990 as economic growth has too often failed to benefit poor people.

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Oxfam activists as G20 leaders pose with Robin Hood. Photo: Delphine Bedel/Oxfam

What should have been a watershed G20 summit for shared global prosperity fell short of its potential – but some of the strongest ideas, especially the Robin Hood Tax, did overcome the opposition of some countries.

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Aid from rich nations is likely to fall by at least $9.5 billion by the end of 2012 – the biggest drop in aid for 15 years, according to new calculations by international agency Oxfam ahead of this week’s G20 Summit (Nov 3-4).

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