From ActionAid: How and why governments can reduce tax incentives to invest more in girls’ education We are launching these documents at the Global Partnership for Education replenishment meeting in Senegal in February 2018. The Global Partnership for Education has set an important example in requiring developing countries to maintain or increase the share of… Continue reading Making tax work for girls’ education
50 powerful stories of people-led resistance and transformation since 1968 that have shaped our world. http://50years.tni.org/ Great resource.
http://worldpoverty.io/index.html The clock’s team is aiming to paint a clearer and more timely picture, so that countries can check their progress to escaping extreme poverty by 2030 — one of the targets under the UN's global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The world poverty clock is the brainchild of the non-profit arm of World Data Lab… Continue reading The World Poverty Clock
Here is where we are as a planet in 2018: after all of the wars, revolutions and international summits of the past 100 years, we live in a world where a tiny handful of incredibly wealthy individuals exercise disproportionate levels of control over the economic and political life of the global community. Difficult as it… Continue reading Take power back from the billionaires
The world’s 500 richest people have increased their wealth by $1tn (£745bn) so far this year due to a huge increase in the value of global stock markets, which are likely to finish 2017 at record highs. ... The globe’s 500 richest people, as measured by the Bloomberg billionaires index,have seen the value of the wealth… Continue reading Richest 500 see their wealth increase by $1tn
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