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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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Latest posts

Crunch time for EU lobby register

07 November 2013

The EU lobby register is currently being reviewed and transparency campaigners are demanding that MEPs and the Commission shine a spotlight on Brussels' secret lobbyists.

Investment agreements or vulture’s charters?

31 October 2013

The biggest shareholder in Royal Mail is now a multi-billion pound hedge fund known as The Children’s Investment Fund (TCI). Sounds nice, but TCI is actually an aggressive ‘investor’ which took India to court for trying to put India’s economic development ahead of TCI’s profits. 

WDM tell HSBC: stop funding coal

22 October 2013

This morning, as part of a global day of action against coal, we went up to HSBC’s head office in Canary Wharf to tell them to stop pouring ordinary people’s money into coal projects around the world. Having set up an extraction site outside the bank, we then went to deliver money bags full of coal – as this is what ordinary people’s money becomes in the hands of HSBC. 

Scandalous Edinburgh!

18 October 2013

A photo blog by Imogen, who recently participated in the Scandalous Edinburgh walking tour.

Fracking web of power

An interactive web of power showing the links between fracking-related fossil fuel companies, finance and government ministers.

HSBC's climate criminality

10 October 2013

On the eve of Dirty Energy Month we payed HSBC a little visit to express our outrage over their fossil fuel investments.

South African police shoot teenager dead and arrest shack-dwellers' leader

03 October 2013

South African police shot dead a 17 year old girl, Nqobile Nzuza, at a housing protest in the settlement of Cato Crest, Durban, on Monday. Nqobile is the third person to be shot dead in Cato Crest this year. The two previous victims, Nkululeko Gwala and Thembinkosi Qumelo, were both active members of the shack-dwellers' movement Abahlali baseMjondolo.

Response to David Attenborough on famine and population

20 September 2013

Veteran broadcaster David Attenborough caused a minor furore earlier this week with his comments on population control, saying that famines in Ethiopia were ‘about too many people for too little piece of land’. 


The Lobbying Bill: an open door to corporate takeover

13 September 2013

For proponents of free speech and supporters of democracy, the Lobbying Bill takes several large steps in the wrong direction.

Is Brazil's Zero Hunger programme working?

12 September 2013

Amarjeet takes a look at Brazil's Zero Hunger programme and what's needed to obtain food sovereignty in the country.

What's the carbon footprint of your bank account?

10 September 2013

What do you think your annual carbon footprint might be?  Maybe around the UK average of 8-9 tonnes. But what if you took into account the emissions resulting from the investments of the bank where your money is? That would give quite a different picture...

Remembering fellow activist John Blair Fish

05 September 2013

We’ve just heard today the sad news that John Blair Fish, long time member of WDM’s local Edinburgh group has died suddenly.   John was a friend of WDM and fellow activist for many years, giving his time and energy generously to campaigns for global justice.