Bill Nighy

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Hope for Myanmar: From Sweatshop to High Street

(5) Comments | Posted 5 April 2016 | (00:00)

Imagine being too scared to ask for a bathroom break at work. Or working in 38 degree heat without safe drinking water. Or being locked in, forced to live in fear of fires or other accidents.

On a recent trip to Myanmar, I spoke to Su Su Hlaing, a young...

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Robin Hood Tax Can Still be Agreed at the G20

(98) Comments | Posted 3 November 2011 | (23:00)

Packing my bags to depart the G20 in Cannes, I leave with a sense both of what might have been but also inspiring memories and a real hope that the battle for a 'Robin Hood tax' on financial transactions might still be won.

Let's take first what might have been....

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World Leaders Need to Agree to the Robin Hood Tax at G20

(9) Comments | Posted 3 November 2011 | (09:29)

The Robin Hood Tax has come a long way since I appeared in a Richard Curtis short film to help launch our campaign in February 2010. We now have 115 UK organisations from Oxfam to the Methodist Church and from Barnardo's to the TUC backing us and sister campaigns across...

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