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Five reasons young people should come to We Rise

Angry and frustrated with the politics of Trump and May and the 1%? Want to join the growing movement against racism and inequality?

Three hot spots of violence to small-scale farmers


20 March 2017

"Incidents of massacre, extrajudicial killings, arbitrary arrests and detention, political persecution and harassment are common". This is the horrific persecution small-scale farmers worldwide are facing, as described by our allies at La Via Campesina (LVC). LVC is a global social movement representing millions of small-scale food producers.

Young people rising – creating a new youth activist network


16 March 2017

In just two weeks’ time, Global Justice Now’s youth network will be hosting its first national gathering at Goldsmiths University in London. We Rise is a day of discussion, debate, live performance and action planning.

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Andy Burnham’s manifesto for standing as Manchester’s mayor has included the promise to, “establish a Greater Manchester Energy Company, generating power using green technology and reducing energy bills.”

The meeting of Commonwealth trade ministers hosted by international trade secretary Liam Fox taking place in London on 9/10 March has been criticised by trade campaigners who warn that the meeting is likely to deepen corporate interests in African countries at the expense of ordinary people across the continent.

Responding to the news that president Trump was relaunching a modified version of the controversial 'Muslim Ban,' a spokesperson for the Stop Trump coalition said: