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Why South Africa should seriously consider taxing its wealthy citizens
Why South Africa should seriously consider taxing its wealthy citizens
This is an edited extract from a chapter in the recently published The state of the nation: poverty & inequality: diagnosis, prognosis and responses....
More than 1 000 dead in DRC Ebola epidemic
More than 1 000 dead in DRC Ebola epidemic
More than 1 000 people have now died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), authorities said, as aid workers warned that the...
The human cost of fast fashion
The human cost of fast fashion
Lauren Dixon-Paver faced a dilemma a couple of weeks ago when she needed to get a new pair of pants: for over a year now, the 25-year-old graphic...
Editorial: Wealthy must pay their taxes and cut the crap
Editorial: Wealthy must pay their taxes and cut the crap
The Mail & Guardian remains an equal opportunity connoisseur of the silliness of politicians. ANC politicians, bless their Bosasa-Gupta-shaped hearts, continue to provide us with enough evidence that silliness is still a prerequisite for public office....
World's 26 richest own same as poorest half of humanity — Oxfam
World's 26 richest own same as poorest half of humanity — Oxfam
The world's 26 richest people now own the same wealth as the poorest half of humanity, Oxfam said on Monday, warning that "out of control"...
NGOs launch legal action against France over climate
NGOs launch legal action against France over climate
A group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) including Greenpeace and Oxfam have launched a lawsuit against the French state accusing it of...
Scramble for minerals leaves rural families homeless
Scramble for minerals leaves rural families homeless
It could well have been 1960 but it wasn’t. It was March 2018 as Dudu Hadebe watched in horror as bulldozers, under the watch of police officers,...
Would-be Xolobeni miner has ‘broken’ West Coast promises
Would-be Xolobeni miner has ‘broken’ West Coast promises
The Australian mining company seeking the right to mine in Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape has been lashed for its treatment of a Western Cape...
It’s not just Xolobeni: What the Australian mining company did in the Western Cape
It’s not just Xolobeni: What the Australian mining company did in the Western Cape
The Australian mining company seeking the right to mine in Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape, has been lashed for its treatment of a community in the...
MSF reveals sex abuse cases as Oxfam scandal widens
MSF reveals sex abuse cases as Oxfam scandal widens
A scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry that began with Oxfam spread Wednesday, as French group Doctors Without Borders revealed it...
UK aid chief warns charities after Oxfam sex scandal
UK aid chief warns charities after Oxfam sex scandal
Britain warned on Wednesday it would cut off ties with foreign aid charities that cover up sex scandals after revelations involving Oxfam, which...
More billionaires but wealth gap between rich and poor widens
More billionaires but wealth gap between rich and poor widens
In South Africa, it takes 4.5 days for the best-paid executive at Shoprite to earn what a temporary farm worker earns in their life, that is...

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