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“Bail out common people, not mining companies!” Speakers from Indonesia, Philippines, India and Mongolia shared urgent needs for public funds to address peoples’ survival needs in COVID times and contrasted these with massive revenues raked in by big mining, on top of wide-ranging tax incentives enjoyed by the extractives sector.

People’s survival undermined by bailouts of mining firms, says tax justice advocates

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The Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR), in coordination with Oxfam, Prakarsa, Tax and Fiscal Justice Asia (TAFJA) and Vietnam Tax Justice Alliance (VATJ), on June 25 announced research outcomes on the case of corporate tax incentives in the ASEAN towards sustainable tax policies in the ASEAN Region.

Research urges ASEAN countries to adjust tax policiesContainers of goods at a port in Bangkok, Thailand. © AFP/VNA

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As the COVID19 public health crisis continues to intensify, deep flaws in our societies and economies have become abundantly clear. It is a system that puts profits before people, privileges corporations and the wealthy, and deepens many forms of inequality and injustice, including gender inequality and inequality among nations.

Tax and Fiscal Justice Asia calls for heavy taxes on big business and the wealthy

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The devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic is a serious threat which has brought our civilisation and economies at the brink of collapse. The current crisis in every sector of our lives has revealed how weak our system is when it comes to fighting back and containing the spread of the virus.

Nepal needs Total Debt Cancellation to face the Covid-19 Crisis

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The IMF, the G7 and G20 have announced relief measures, such as the short-term suspension of payments for a limited group of countries. But the exceptional situation calls for far more ambitious decisions.