Tax dodgers may not be literally stealing medicines from the pockets of the poorest. But they are depriving poor countries of billions that could be invested in healthcare - and the reality of under-resourced health services is brutal, writes Rebecca Gowland.
The globe’s richest 1% own half the world’s wealth, according to a new report highlighting the growing gap between the super-rich and everyone else.
The recently leaked Paradise Papers underscore the need to crack down on tax dodging instead of passing another giveaway for the wealthy, writes Chuck Collins for Inequality.org
The following article is a resource produced by members of Demand Climate Justice to provide background on the global politics of climate change and the upcoming U.N. negotiations in Bonn.
Just days before world leaders are set to gather in Bonn, Germany for the annual United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23), tens of thousands of activists from across the globe kicked off a series of planned actions on Saturday by taking to the streets to demand an end to coal, denounce U.S. President Donald Trump's climate denial, and highlight the necessity of moving toward 100 percent renewable energy as quickly as possible.