In gift to dictators, Trump signs law rolling back anti-corruption regulation.
While Oxfam’s efforts reach around the world, the Oxfam America Action Fund uses legislative lobbying and political advocacy to bring the voices of the world’s poorest people to leaders in Washington, DC.
We also mobilize citizens like you to join our efforts. By challenging the national and international laws that keep people trapped in poverty, we can work together to create lasting solutions.
President Trump just signed an Executive Order that eviscerates our refugee resettlement program, leaving thousands of vulnerable people in limbo, blatantly discriminating against Muslims, and slamming the door on Syrian refugees entirely. It is un-American to turn away those seeking safety and to discriminate against groups of people because of nationality and religion. And we won’t allow it to happen on our watch.
Everyone should be able to earn enough to provide for their family, save for the future, and have a fair chance to get ahead. But many hardworking people struggle just to make ends meet, and don’t have opportunities to succeed.
We can't afford to let Congress cut lifesaving foreign assistance - it's working. But sixty years of foreign aid also show that international donors alone cannot fix the problems of developing countries.
Many poor countries face a resource curse: They should be rich, but because they rely heavily on resources like oil and gold, they suffer from poverty, corruption, social unrest, and human rights violations.
Fighting hunger means, first and foremost, making sure that people can access the food they need. But Oxfam’s GROW campaign also aims to address the root causes of hunger by bringing people together to challenge injustice.
Together we can change the laws and practices that keep people trapped in poverty. Help raise awareness and inspire action on some of the world's most urgent issues.
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How the US government is helping shift aid transparency discussions to ensure data on foreign aid is not only available, but useful to people in developing countries.
The SDGs offer an opportunity to mobilize action against inequality, but our approaches and policy solutions must be informed by human rights.
The nominee for Secretary of Labor has a disturbing track record of exploiting and disrespecting his own employees. Can we expect him to treat millions of other workers any better?
The House and Senate votes last week were a very ugly example of how special interests – in this case, Big Oil - can have a quick and deadly effect.
NAFTA has not brought great prosperity to Mexico at the expense of Americans, despite inflammatory rhetoric to the contrary.