The Politics of Poverty

Ideas and analysis from Oxfam America's policy experts

economic growth

Poverty in the US

Is inequality killing us?

New report shows that shorter lives and poorer health will ultimately harm the US economy

Private sector engagement

Fighting poverty means solving the inequality problem

Last week, the World Bank released a new report assessing declining income inequality over the 2000s in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico. Each country experienced significant reductions in inequality over the last decade. This finding is not new, but the authors helpfully tease out some nuance behind the trend. Their findings suggest two factors drove the […]