Stop the land and seed grab

Call on the UK to withdraw its support from the New Alliance - a controversial aid scheme that is threatening small-scale farmers.

Stop CETA

The toxic EU/Canada trade deal (CETA), has been signed, but we still have time to stop it. Ask your members of European parliament to stop it.

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Seven things the government did in 2016 to devastate the lives of migrants and refugees


02 December 2016

If there is one issue that defines 2016, it is the issue of immigration. This has been the year of the anti-migrant headline. We’ve been warned of “migrant invasions” and even been told that migrants are to blame for the country’s housing crisis.

The hustles in Brussels – MEPs vote to block legal scrutiny of toxic trade deal


23 November 2016

One of the most controversial aspects of the toxic trade deals being pushed by the EU is the system of corporate courts.

10 Reasons why the Canada-EU trade deal (CETA) must be stopped


17 November 2016

Here’s ten reasons why you should be seriously concerned about CETA, and why you might want to email your MEP about it.

Latest news


Last night activists obliterated the words ‘democracy’, ‘environment’ and ‘justice’ with gold spray paint outside the offices of a Canadian mining company, in a protest designed to draw attention to the corporate court system being proposed under the EU-Canada trade deal, CETA.

Gabriel Resources is a Canadian mining company that is currently using a similar corporate court system to the one that is at the heart of the Canada-EU trade deal, to sue the state of Romania over the refusal to grant a mining permit for what would have been the largest open cast gold mine in Europe.

The head of the National Audit Office (NAO) today said that it is a “significant challenge” for DFID’s private equity arm CDC “to demonstrate its ultimate objective of creating and making a lasting difference to people’s lives in some of the world’s poorest places,” as a new report was launched.

Events

Dec09
Friends House, 173-177 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BJ

Friends House, 173-177 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BJ

Come and hear Global Justice Now director, Nick Dearden, speak about economic drivers of climate change and its impacts.

Jan07
Edinburgh

A question time event on CETA with MEPs as the final vote approaches

With Mark Dearn, War on Want trade campaigner (tbc)

When: Saturday 7 January 2017, 2.30pm - 4pm

Where: Augustine United Church, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh

Jan28
Charles Wilson Building, Kelvin Way, Glasgow G12 8QQ

A special one day event with the Radical Independence Campaign, looking at how we can free ourselves from the power of big business

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