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Are charities too political?

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Oxfam is to launch a policy that details how the government could use the current economic turmoil as an opportunity to create a more "equitable, sustainable society". Cabinet Office minister Liam Byrne and Jill Kirby, director of the Centre for Policy Studies, discuss if charities should engage in political campaigning or concentrate their efforts on helping people in need.

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