Stop the toxic EU-Canada trade deal

A dangerous trade deal might come into force without a UK vote, giving big business sweeping new powers over our society. We can stop this happening.

Aid for people not business

Ask the new international development secretary, Priti Patel, to commit to spend UK aid money on poverty reduction, not big business.

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Phulbari day of action

A group of Bangladeshi activists contacted Global Justice Now in 2008 to stand with them in their struggle against plans for a UK backed mine that was to built in Phulbari, Bangladesh.  If the proposal for the mine went ahead it would displace 130,000 people, contaminate the water supply of hundreds of thousands and destroyed fertile land.

What's the future for democratic energy in the UK?

Energy democracy projects have surged over the past five years in the UK as the number of community owned renewable energy projects have risen. This UK government’s feed-in-tariff policy has a lot to do with this, where a certain amount of money is paid per unit of energy to anyone who generates their own energy.

Youth voices of resistance at the WSF: how young activists are overturning austerity in the Americas


17 August 2016

We were in Montreal Quebec, at the 12th World Social Forum. There is certainly a lot of learning that youth-led social movements in the UK can take away from the struggles across the pond. Quebec has a progressive political culture. And no, I’m not referring to Trudeau’s electoral win.

Latest news

Research released today has revealed the extent to which Scottish land is owned by a handful of super-rich entities from around the world.

Responding to news that Priti Patel, the recently appointed Secretary for International Development, was intending to use the UK’s aid budget to promote a new round of trade deals between the UK and other countries, Aisha Dodwell from campaign group Global Justice Now said:
 

Organisations representing the health and long-term interests of millions of British citizens have called on government to adopt common-sense food, farming and fishing policies that are good for jobs, health and the environment, when they plan for the UK’s exit from the European Union.

Events

Sep02
The Sunflower Bar, 65 Union Street, Belfast BT1 2JG

The past decades have seen big business seize huge power and influence. But ordinary people are fighting back. Join us for the launch of a new campaigning group in Belfast.

Sep09
Devon/Dorset

Stretching nearly 100 miles from Dorset to east Devon, the Jurassic Coast is England’s first Natural World Heritage Site and the most geologically diverse coastline in the world.

Sep17
Park Lane, London W1

Join our People Not Profit bloc on the national Refugees Welcome demonstration in London to demand the UK government does more to help refugees and counter the poisonous rhetoric around migration.

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10 years ago, Bangladeshi activists died resisting a UK listed mining company that wanted to ruin their community https://t.co/dStIW8Aphr
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