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Our blog links experiences in the UK to issues affecting people globally, and covers everything from energy justice, climate change and the WTO, to TTIP, food sovereignty and aid.

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iFail: How Apple tried to silence tax justice activists in France – and lost

20 March 2018

A few weeks ago, Apple tried and failed to obtain a court order banning the campaigning organisation Attac from its French stores. The group, which is Global Justice Now’s sister organisation in France, is campaigning against tax avoidance by the multinational. We spoke with Attac activist Raphael Pradeau about how they ended up in court and what happened as a result

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.  

Could you stand for election to our council?

02 March 2018

Global Justice Now is a wonderful organisation to be a part of. The range of issues that we have campaigned on is amazing: from migrant rights to water privatisation and food sovereignty. Whilst it is fascinating and uplifting to be out there fighting for these great causes, behind the scenes there is a huge effort that makes all this happen.

Stop the bullying tactics of big pharma

02 March 2018

The Swiss pharmaceutical giant, Novartis holds it AGM today in Basel, Switzerland and different groups across the world are joining forces to protest its bullying tactics that  were exposed in a recently leaked letter. 

Asian and European campaigners vow to fight destructive trade deals and push for a binding UN corporate treaty

27 February 2018

“New generation free trade agreements  are being aggressively pursued in Asia and Europe. They are destructive to our lives, to our democracy and the planet, and they are being negotiated without transparency and public participation to give more power to transnational corporations.” This, in brief, was the shared analysis of the participants in a recently held conference in Jakarta.

The Trade Bill is now at the centre of the Brexit shambles

23 February 2018

When Liam Fox introduced his Trade Bill last Autumn, he must have hoped it would clear parliament in a couple of months, and by now he would be busy mapping out the shape of Britain’s post-Brexit relationship with the world. 

Public funding but private profits - how to fight the pharmaceutical industry on your campus

22 February 2018

Forbes - the American business magazine  - showed that the Pharmaceutical industry was the world's most profitable industry in 2016, with a massive 30% profit for pharmaceutical companies selling generic medicines during that year.

Democracy has been kept out so far. But the Trade Bill battle is far from over

21 February 2018

Liam Fox’s Trade Bill is nearing the end of its time in the House of Commons, and so far our efforts to amend it have been frustrated. But there's a long way to go.

Another blow for May’s hostile environment for immigrants

20 February 2018

In the space of just two weeks, two separate parliamentary select committees have issued two damning blows to the government’s policy to create a ‘hostile environment’ for immigrants.

The Fanatical Mr Fox – 10 reasons the trade secretary is a threat to our food, the environment and democracy

19 February 2018

Can we trust our International Trade Secretary to represent public interest? No, and here are ten reasons why not...