This #8for8 social media action reiterates our demand for “WEALTH TAX NOW!” and for justice and equality for women who represent two thirds of the poor in Asia and face discrimination in employment, education, and access to land and other resources. Wealth taxes advance progressive taxation and help build sustainableContinue Reading

In the midst of multiple crises, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank hold their Spring meetings with an agenda that still revolves around the expansion of borrowings and the privileging of private investors and corporations as responses to the defining challenges of our times – the  development crisisContinue Reading

The call “Wealth Tax Now!” gains ground as inequality and poverty deepens in Asia and across the globe.  On 8 March 2023, “Wealth Tax Now!” intersected with the demand to “Make Taxes Work for Women” in many International Women’s Day actions across the world.  The Global Days of Action (GDOA)Continue Reading

Many communities in the Philippines suffer the disastrous effects of open-pit mining. At least 75% of mining corporations audited by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in 2016 employed open-pit mining methods for extracting copper, gold, nickel, and chromite1. From 2017 to 2021, several open-pit mining exploration permitsContinue Reading