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Degrowth and the perspectives about it from the South

Degrowth is a political, economic, and social movement based on ecological economics, anti-consumerist and anti-capitalist ideas that seek to address the limits-to-growth dilemma.

Why we're striking for climate and how you can join the action


19 September 2019

On Friday 20 September, the world’s biggest climate demonstration will see millions of people taking to the streets to demand urgent action on climate change.

Reimagining aid: why DfID must prioritise UN development goals over British financial interests


17 September 2019
Aid

The recent announcement by incoming Secretary of State for International Development Alok Sharma, that he will protect the UK aid budget, might be consolation to some. However, the real threat to aid is not necessarily in a cut to funding, but in the government’s continuing efforts to redefine international development. 

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Campaign group Global Justice Now issues a damning briefing today on the British government’s sale of surveillance equipment to repressive regimes around the world.
 

Britain’s political crisis just got much deeper. This morning, the Prime Minster announced he would suspend parliament for five weeks while he puts together a new programme for government. The day after MPs agreed a cross-party plan to avoid No Deal, it’s clear that Johnson’s real purpose is to prevent MPs stopping his dangerous vision for Brexit.

Campaign group Global Justice Now lambasted the free trade policies of Boris Johnson today, claiming they represent both a threat to Britain’s public services and food system, and have brought runaway climate change a step closer.  

Ahead of Johnson’s breakfast with Donald Trump at the G7 in Biarritz tomorrow, campaigners warned that Johnson’s proposed trade deal with Trump would inevitably make Britain more unequal and less able to deal with poverty and climate change.