Reports

Reports: People’s power vs. rising inequality: Demanding change locally, nationally, & globally

As the world’s media showcase Donald Trump and the World Economic Forum, ActionAid urge us to stay focused on the presence of social movements that pose the real solution to rising inequality. Only people’s power, united across borders, can reverse the hoarding of power and wealth by a tiny elite, re-democratizing our politics, our societies, and our economies.

The following extract is taken from ActionAid's latest brief [pdf] that summarises the publications from its Inequality Series.

Reports: New report on unrecorded capital flight finds developing countries are net-creditors to the rest of the world

Global Financial Integrity (GFI), the Centre for Applied Research at the Norwegian School of Economics and a team of global experts have released a study showing that since 1980 developing countries lost US$16.3 trillion dollars through broad leakages in the balance of payments, trade misinvoicing, and recorded financial transfers.

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