Martin Kirk

Martin Kirk is director of Global Campaigns Director for /The Rules, a new global campaign fighting against inequality and poverty, with a specific aim of highlighting the systemic damage caused by tax havens around the world. To take part, go to www.therules.org. On Twitter: @therulesorg. And follow Mark on Twitter: @martinkirk_ny

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 1:45pm
The Hidden Shallows of Global Poverty "Eradication" Efforts
Right now, a long and complicated process is underway to replace the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which expire in 2015, with new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These will set the parameters for international development for the next fifteen years and every government, UN agency,...
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Friday, August 1, 2014 - 9:15am
The Hidden Hands Behind East-West Tug of War in Ukraine
News from Brussels on July 28 and from Washington on July 29 that both the EU and US are stepping up sanctions on Russia have been met with a general "it's about time" from the world. Nobody outside Russia, it seems, has trouble roundly condemning Russian President Vladimir Putin for fuelling this...
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 7:15am
World Bank 'Development' Driving—Not Solving—Inequality and Poverty
The thing about “international development” is that it’s a bit of a murky, catch-all term. It’s got a good feel to it – if you’re involved in international development, you’re more often than not seen as one of the good guys. It’s swirling about in a bucket of meaning alongside “foreign aid” and “...
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Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 6:30am
It Takes a Cabal of Willing Governments to Maintain Global Tax Havens
Everyone loves to hate a thief. And quite right, too.
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