General

Get active and jog for justice

Join us for the vibrant and scenic Brighton Marathon 2016

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’.

Latest posts

Ten great podcasts on activism, movements and social change


18 August 2017

Podcasts present an amazing opportunity to look into so many of the dim and distant corners of movement history. This is a selection of ten inspiring podcasts that we've been checking out documenting some wonderful moments of activism, movements and social change that will hopefully inspire listeners in the present day.

Things I was never told about the partition of India


15 August 2017

Today marks the 70th anniversary of India’s independence from colonial Britain. Flags in both India and Pakistan fly high to commemorate the end of colonial rule.

This August, escape from Brexit island


04 August 2017

We might be stuck with Brexit, but these times call for a strengthening of ties with our European allies. That’s why we’ll be joining the European Summer University for Social Movements (ESU) in Toulouse this August for five days of discussions, organising, debate and celebration.

Latest news

Responding to Donald Trump's press conference last night in which he defended the neo-Nazi protesters in Charlottesville, Nick Dearden, the director of Global Justice Now, which is part of the UK 

174 civil society organisations from around the world have today released a statement calling on investors to cease support for Bridge International Academies, a company running over 500 commercial private schools in the global south and which receives aid funding from the UK’s Department for International Development.

Treating cattle with hormones to increase growth has been banned in the UK for decades because of the risks to human health – scientists have been unable to find any safe level for consumption. 

Resources

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Think Global Extra August 2017

August 2017

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

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We once were migrants too: supporting migrants' rights in Scotland

July 2017

Briefing on ways we can show solidarity with migrants living in Scotland after the EU referendum

Re-imagining UK aid - What a progressive strategy could look like

July 2017

For over a decade a consensus has existed at Westminster on overseas aid, with the mainstream political parties all backing the 0.7% spending target. Achieving this consensus was a considerable achievement. But the focus on how big the aid budget is has prevented a robust debate over how this money should be spent, what it should be spent on, and why.