956 reasons why the Scottish parliament should say no to the UK Trade Bill

08 March 2018

956 people and 23 organisations have signed an open letter to politicians in Scotland calling on them not to give their consent for the UK Trade Bill.  Here's why.

It’s time to get back to the radical roots of International Women’s Day

08 March 2018

What started off as a radical socialist movement is now an international day of 'celebration'. But lots of the same issues women were battling 100 years ago, we’re still facing today.

Corporate courts thrown out by Europe. Now Britain must follow the lead

06 March 2018

A landmark ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) today could mark the beginning of the end of the so-called ‘corporate court’ system within Europe.  

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Campaigners urge parliament to take control of trade policy, as secretive US-UK trade talks resume tomorrow in Washington.

Liam Fox’s mission to Washington DC appeared to end in failure yesterday, as no progress was made in his attempt to be granted an exemption to Donald Trump’s steel tariffs. Having labelled the tariffs "absurd" on BBC Question Time last week and boasted they were the reason for his trip to Washington, Fox's statement on the talks consigned the issue to a virtual footnote.

Speaking ahead of the visit of the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, Global Justice Now’s director Nick Dearden said: “Tomorrow we will see what ‘Global Britain’ means in practice. The British Prime Minister will kowtow to one of the world’s worst human rights abusers in a desperate bid to sign a trade deal and secure investment in the City of London.