A brother and sister take shelter from aerial attacks in the rebel-held territory of the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan.
The world has turned its back on the Nuba people of Sudan. Despite the critical need for food, none of the organisations involved in helping people in dire need have attempted to deliver aid to them.
Oxfam’s efforts to find solutions to the world's inequalities are welcome but its wrongful use of “human economy” and repackaging it as a concept from high up might do more harm than good.
World view from Davos.
Oxfam is right to highlight disparities in wealth.
According to Oxfam these eight men have as much wealth as 50% of the world.
According to the latest Oxfam report, the richest eight people in the world are as wealthy as the bottom 50% of the world's population. But let's scrutinise these numbers a bit more.
Gold miners appear after being trapped underground at a mine in Carltonville, west of Johannesburg. Managing their safety has been a major issue as South Africa has among the deepest and most dangerous mines.
When sociologists, driven by their value commitments, go beyond the relative comfort of the classroom and engage with organisations outside the university, they dirty their hands.
Mansa Musa: richer than “anyone can decribe”.
Abraham Cresques of Mallorca
Oxfam's latest report says that the richest 62 people own as much as the poorest 3.6 billion. But it doesn't have to be that way.
Subsistence fisherwomen in Vietnam, working on a beach owned by a luxury hotel.
Oxfam's report shows that as the gap between rich and poor grows, other inequalities are also on the rise.
We need to bear a few things in mind before we listen too closely to Oxfam.
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