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Peruvian protestors are facing police violence while standing up for democracy


15 November 2020

Reports suggest that protestors across Peru have been met with police violence as they demonstrate against the removal of President Martín Vizcarra by Congress. This is the latest in a series of attempted power grabs by parties in Peru's Congress with worrying implications for the upcoming Presidential elections in 2021.

What will a Biden administration mean for the climate?

Many celebrated the electoral defeat of Donald Trump, danced in the streets and cried with tears of joy. For those from the progressive movements, it was a hard-earned victory born out of their collective power and strong political will to confront white supremacy and fascism. 

An activist's guide to surviving Lockdown #2


13 November 2020

A few tips on how to keeping ourselves healthy and effective during lockdown.

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Aid

Reaction to the cuts to the UK aid budget, announced by the Chancellor today.

In response to the news that the Oxford University vaccine shows 70% protection, Heidi Chow, pharmaceuticals campaigner at Global Justice Now said: 
  
“These results are good news, but with so much government funding for this vaccine, it is time Oxford University’s deal with pharma giant AstraZeneca was made public. Individual parts have been leaked to the media, but the deal itself has been kept secret, so we don’t know the legal framework for making the vaccine available to the world.  
 

  • Just 12% of global population stand to receive majority of doses

  • Vaccine has received billions in public funding

The vast majority of pharma company Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine has already been bought by the richest governments in the world, Global Justice Now warns today. 780 million doses have already been sold to rich governments, 78% of the 1 billion doses Moderna says it has the capacity to produce by the end of next year.(1)