The Politics of Poverty

Ideas and analysis from Oxfam America's policy experts

Disasters & conflicts

Raising voices of most vulnerable hit by Hurricane Harvey

While the recent string of hurricanes hammered millions of people in the US, it struck the hardest blow on the most vulnerable. Oxfam helps raise the voices of these populations, and led a delegation of leaders from Houston and Louisiana to Capitol Hill to speak about the impact of Harvey.

Politics of poverty

To stop losing mining revenues, dig the details

How detecting and deterring “transfer mispricing” in Zambia’s billion dollar mining sector can boost government coffers in a time of fiscal crisis.

Disasters & conflicts

We will not be fooled by the new travel ban

Oxfam’s Isra Chaker speaks out about the new iteration of President Trump’s travel ban, what it means, and what the human impact of the ban will be.

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