Politics of Poverty
Ideas and analysis from Oxfam America's policy experts
Inequality thrives on exclusion—that’s why inclusive language matters
Oxfam launches a new inclusive language guide as a tool to help Oxfam staff and others in the development sector build a survivor-centered, intersectional, anti-racist, and feminist vocabulary.
Can we rewrite the rules for a new economic era? Signs point to yes–but it’s up to us
If the so-called “free” market is proving untenable, what’s next? Many are homing in on the idea of a Human Rights Economy, which would restore economic rights to the realm of human rights, and value people as more than just workers and consumers.
Why the International Court of Justice must lay down the law on climate change and human rights
Climate change is one of the most pressing global issues of our time, touching every aspect of life and posing significant threats to the environment, social structures, and economies worldwide. As world leaders grapple with its complexities, it’s crucial to recognize that climate change affects all our human rights, ranging from the rights to health to housing to water—and more.