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Tax Justice

What You Need to Know About Shell Companies and Corruption in the Wake of the Panama Papers

Hera Hussain | Posted 04.08.2016 | World
Hera Hussain

On Sunday, the Internet experienced a meltdown of a different kind. With an unprecedented 2.6 terabytes of data, or 11.5 million confidential documents leaked from a popular Panamanian corporate service provider,  there is now an impressive amount of investigation going on.

Global Partnership and the Three Dimensions of Sustainable Development

Winnie Byanyima | Posted 07.14.2016 | Impact
Winnie Byanyima

Global governance needs recalibrating so it works in the public interest of all the world's citizens - not just for the few.

My Message to World Leaders: To Finance Development You Must Tackle Tax

Winnie Byanyima | Posted 05.05.2016 | Impact
Winnie Byanyima

Last month Oxfam's International Executive Director Winnie Byanyima was in Washington for the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, and then in New York for one of the drafting sessions ahead of the Financing for Development (FFD) Conference in Addis Ababa taking place in July.

Will Someone Please Increase My Taxes!?

Bob Banov and Roger Ohlsen | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics
Bob Banov and Roger Ohlsen

Wouldn't it be great if the Congress that exacerbated our current situation were held responsible for their grade school behavior which brought on our current financial situation, paying higher taxes until things right themselves, even if it's after some get voted out of office?

The Elvis Index: Why the Rich Should Pay a Lot More on Tax Day

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Too many of our leaders in Washington want to tell us that the only solution is for us to accept less and less -- less infrastructure, less education, less financial security -- while the rich continue to enjoy these low rates or even lower ones yet to come.