General

Stop conflict minerals

Fight corporations exploiting the resources of the poorest people on earth

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.

Calling time on corporate crime

Too often big businesses get away with their crimes. Ask the UK government to support the UN process to introduce internationally binding regulation of corporations.

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’.

Don't let them privatise the aid budget

The government is trying to rush a bill through parliament that will divert billions of pounds of aid money towards private investment and away from poverty alleviation. Take action now to stop this.

Latest posts

How Trump's presidency has kicked off a wave of resistance in the US


28 April 2017

It’s been hard to find silver linings in the United States these last few months. Our arcane electoral system put a no-holds-barred bigot in office, and – via a disastrous budget bill and healthcare proposal – his party is competing with itself over who can condemn the most poor people of colour to lives of poverty and misery.

We Rise - equipping young people to face the political challenges ahead


11 April 2017

Last Saturday, over 140 young people got together for a day of discussion, debate, activism and live performance. We Rise was the Global Justice Now youth network’s first national gathering since forming only a few months ago.

Why I’ve decided to run 52 miles for justice


03 April 2017

I wasn’t planning on running two marathons in 2017. But in a few days, before spring has even arrived, I’ll be running my second this year. Why? Well, I’ve got a few reasons. But the main one is that I’ll be raising money for a worthy cause - creating a better world based on humanity, democracy and equality. And that’s how you come into the picture.

Latest news

Marks and Spencer have hidden their Easter egg promotional video from Facebook after it was bombarded with people posting an image of M&S's flagship Easter egg, Laid Back Lamb, with a #StopFundingHate flag

The use of Henry VIII powers on this scale should send a chill down the spine of anyone  who genuinely believes in parliamentary sovereignty.
 

We don’t have the luxury of sitting around and lamenting the fact that Theresa May has triggered Article 50, as the fight is now on to prevent the government from granting themselves an unprecedented set of powers to pick and choose which laws suit them and which don’t. Using ‘Henry VIII powers’ could mean ministers making significant changes to important legislation without parliamentary approval – something which many countries would deem unconstitutional.

Resources

Think Global May 2017

April 2017

Act locally with Global Justice Now. For previous editions, check out our Think Global page.

 

 

 

Think Global May 2017

April 2017

Act locally with Global Justice Now. For previous editions, check out our Think Global page.

 

Think Global March 2017

February 2017

Act locally with Global Justice Now. For previous editions, check out our Think Global page.