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It feels like the tragedy of a generation, but we need to gear up not give up


27 June 2016

It’s been a couple of days since the shocking referendum result, and it feels no better than it did on the night.

Why Brexit would be terrible for our campaigns for trade, food, energy and migration justice


22 June 2016

The latest polls show that the referendum battle is very close and leaving the EU could be a real possibility. While we’re critical of the way the EU currently works, we think it’s very important we stay in.

In or Out, the EU-Canada trade deal would mean a massive corporate power grab


10 June 2016

Trade deals are looming large in the referendum debate here in the UK. The public at home and across Europe are increasingly asking questions about whom they are made for and why such secrecy surrounds them. The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks began entirely hidden from public scrutiny with the backing of European prime ministers.

Activists across the UK are heading to DIY shops and garden centres to re-label bottles of Monsanto’s weed killer ‘Roundup’ with warnings that it contains the chemical glyphosate that the World Health Organisation has said is “probably carcinogenic”. The action is taking place with just over a week before the EU is set to decide on whether or not to relicense the chemical.

A new briefing from campaign group Global Justice Now lays out the reasons why progressive social change is more likely to be achieved staying in the EU rather than by leaving.

Nick Dearden the director of Global Justice Now said:

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The EU Referendum - The radical case to remain in Europe

April 2016

The choice in front of us on 23 June can feel uninspiring. Voting to remain in the EU aligns with big business and elite interests, while voting to leave aligns with the interests of racists, xenophobes and fundamentalist free-marketeers.

Global Justice Now members say: Stay in to change Europe


07 March 2016

Britain’s membership of the European Union has already started to consume political and media attention. So last month we asked our members and local groups what position they thought we should take on a referendum which threatens to marginalise other campaigning for the next four months.

The EU-Turkey summit exposes our inhumanity to refugees


07 March 2016

Europe is disintegrating before our eyes. Open and democratic societies cannot be built on fear and hatred.

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It feels like the tragedy of a generation, but we need to gear up not give up


27 June 2016

It’s been a couple of days since the shocking referendum result, and it feels no better than it did on the night.

Why Brexit would be terrible for our campaigns for trade, food, energy and migration justice


22 June 2016

The latest polls show that the referendum battle is very close and leaving the EU could be a real possibility. While we’re critical of the way the EU currently works, we think it’s very important we stay in.

In or Out, the EU-Canada trade deal would mean a massive corporate power grab


10 June 2016

Trade deals are looming large in the referendum debate here in the UK. The public at home and across Europe are increasingly asking questions about whom they are made for and why such secrecy surrounds them. The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks began entirely hidden from public scrutiny with the backing of European prime ministers.

Global Justice Now members say: Stay in to change Europe


07 March 2016

Britain’s membership of the European Union has already started to consume political and media attention. So last month we asked our members and local groups what position they thought we should take on a referendum which threatens to marginalise other campaigning for the next four months.

The EU-Turkey summit exposes our inhumanity to refugees


07 March 2016

Europe is disintegrating before our eyes. Open and democratic societies cannot be built on fear and hatred.

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Resource thumbail

The EU Referendum - The radical case to remain in Europe

April 2016

The choice in front of us on 23 June can feel uninspiring. Voting to remain in the EU aligns with big business and elite interests, while voting to leave aligns with the interests of racists, xenophobes and fundamentalist free-marketeers.

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Activists across the UK are heading to DIY shops and garden centres to re-label bottles of Monsanto’s weed killer ‘Roundup’ with warnings that it contains the chemical glyphosate that the World Health Organisation has said is “probably carcinogenic”. The action is taking place with just over a week before the EU is set to decide on whether or not to relicense the chemical.

A new briefing from campaign group Global Justice Now lays out the reasons why progressive social change is more likely to be achieved staying in the EU rather than by leaving.

Nick Dearden the director of Global Justice Now said: