Children play around a waste water canal, Masephomolele township, Cape Town.  Photo: Zed Nelson

For Richer or Poorer

The BRICSAMIT have come to be considered the economic powerhouses of recent decades. Not only have these countries managed to reduce poverty but today, all eight BRICSAMIT countries occupy the top ranks as some of the most unequal countries in the world.

Oxfam verdict on the G20 Russia Summit

While the G20 have put their first nail in the coffin of corporate tax dodging, they squandered this chance to make progress towards a political solution to the Syria crisis, and have failed entirely to confront the growing problem of income inequality.

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