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THE ONLY WAY TO TACKLE INEQUALITY IS STRENGTHENING THE POWER OF ORDINARY PEOPLE BY UNITING FOR CHANGE.

 

Registrations open for 2019 Fight Inequality Alliance global gathering

Allies will gather in Kitwe, Zambia, from 16-20 June for the annual alliance gathering of members and allies from around the world. 

Fight Inequality Alliance Zambia

Press release: Fight Inequality Alliance Zambia stands in solidarity with public sector workers struggling with unpaid salaries by government for up to a year.

One year in power: What has the German government done for a just country for all?

One year since the election of Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, the German alliance "Redistribute wealth - A just country for all" (national ally of the global Fight Inequality Alliance) issues an end of year report to the government. Blog by Lara Masur.

Highlights from the global week of action

Watch the powerful new video for Hatutakoma - we the people fight inequality - a track from Kenyan hip hop star Juliani, which features the highlights of our January week of action.

Op ed: People power will bring change - not Davos

Global Convenor Jenny Ricks writes this opinion piece for IPS at the end of Davos and the alliance's global week of action.

Solutions to the inequality crisis will come from us, not Davos, say activists

Activists are mobilising around the world as anger about shocking levels of inequality grows, ahead of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos. 

Global week of action to end the age of greed in January 2019 is coming

#FightInequality allies around the world are getting ready for the week of action! We are organising even bigger mobilisations this coming 18-25 January as a counter to Davos. Activists on the frontlines of inequality say it's time for the spotlight to shift from Davos to solutions from below.

Young UK campaigners speak out on austerity and poverty

Young equality campaigners in London met the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty & Human Rights on his visit to the UK. He issued a damning report on the impact of austerity in the UK.

#YouthFIA activists take on Danske Bank

#YouthFIA activists from many countries met for a training in Copenhagen and also did 

Campaigners take the message to the Norwegian Prime Minister

Alliance members held a high profile event in Oslo, Norway. The following day they met the Norwegian Prime Minister to talk about how grassroots organising and movement building is essential to tackling inequality and what governments can do to help.

Declaration from the Alliance’s 2018 global gathering in Brazil

This year’s global gathering of the alliance was held in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Mobilising for budgets which fight inequality

Nyambura is a Fight Inequality activist in Kenya, and one of the organisers of the #UsawaBudget ("Budget for equality") mobilisations, read the blog.

Youth Fight Inequality!

What happened when young people from across the world got together in Mukuru slum to plan youth activism to fight inequality.

Kenya's "budget for the rich" pushes poor to the brink - campaigners

Reuters explains why Fight Inequality Alliance groups across the world are mobilising to demand that government budgets tackle inequality.

Tax those with most not those with least, say organisations working to fight inequality in Bangladesh

VAT increases and extensions hit the poor hard; governments should raise more in tax from the huge income and wealth of super-elites and corporations.

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