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

Five reasons to add Demand the Impossible to your summer plans this year


23 June 2017

Demand the Impossible is holding a FREE summer school on politics and activism in Manchester 24-28 July 2017 for 16-25 year olds.

 

 

Are Big Pharma holding patients to ransom to boost their profits?


23 June 2017

The NHS has been forced into yet another secretive deal with a big pharmaceutical company to ensure access for cancer patients to the newest medicines. But while access to new drugs is obviously good news for cancer patients, the deal itself paints a bleak picture for the future of our NHS.

Theresa May did not win a majority for her Brexit of deregulation. We can’t allow her to take it forward


22 June 2017

The Grenfell Tower fire has come to symbolise everything rotten in modern Britain. Deregulation and privatisation have turned the class divide into a gaping chasm. The government exists for the richest, while the rest are thrown on the mercy of the market.  

Latest news

A new briefing released today warns that the Great Repeal Bill that will be outlined in the Queen’s Speech could strip away all manner of vital legal protections from areas including human rights, workers’ rights, financial regulation, the environment and consumer protections.

This is an incredible victory. By Trump’s own admission, people power has forced him to postpone this state visit which Theresa May should never have offered in the first place.

Much more wealth is leaving the world’s most impoverished continent than is entering it, according to new research into total financial flows into and out of Africa.

Resources

Decimating Rights: The Consequences of the Great Repeal Bill

June 2017

A new briefing warns that the Great Repeal Bill that will be outlined in the Queen’s Speech could strip away all manner of vital legal protections from areas including human rights, workers’ rights, financial regulation, the environment and consumer protections.

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Think Global Extra June 2017

June 2017

Welcome to the June issue of Think Global Extra, the bimonthly supplement to Think Global. Read it in conjunction with the last full Think Global from May.

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Honest Accounts 2017 - How the world profits from Africa's wealth

May 2017

Much more wealth is leaving the world’s most impoverished continent than is entering it, according to new research into total financial flows into and out of Africa.