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.

Break the climate of hate

Hate towards migrants and refugees fills the headlines. And inhumane government policies are stoking mistrust, with devastating effects. Help us stop the demonisation of people from ‘elsewhere’.

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Greater Manchester Public Energy Company blocked by GMCA

After a year of research and tax payer funded staff time Greater Manchester Combined Authorities have decided to not pursue their idea of creating a public energy company for Greater Manchester.

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.

Latest news

A new briefing outlines a gradually emerging picture of what kind of policies the current government is likely to pursue in a post-Brexit world, gleaned from a series of speeches, interviews and meetings of senior political and military figures.
 

These shocking allegations against one of DFID’s biggest private contractors is the latest piece of evidence against the current drive to outsource more of the aid budget to expensive consultants in the UK rather than to address conditions of structural poverty and inequality in countries where it is needed.


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.

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

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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