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We can defeat the US trade deal, whoever is in the White House

By: James O'Nions
Date: 8 October 2020
Campaigns: Trade

This November, the US presidential election offers Americans a stark choice. Yet while the rest of us don’t get even get that choice, we will surely be affected by the […]

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Going beyond growth for climate justice

By: James O'Nions
Date: 16 September 2019
Campaigns: Climate

For decades, carbon emissions have grown in lockstep with the expansion of the economy. That’s why climate justice requires an economy beyond growth and profit.

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Five things to know about the independence movement in Catalonia

By: James O'Nions
Date: 6 October 2017

Last year, a group of Global Justice Now activists went to Barcelona to see how movements for food sovereignty, energy democracy and housing rights had created significant infrastructure and fed […]

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CETA isn’t about siding with Trudeau against Trump

By: James O'Nions
Date: 10 February 2017

With the European parliament’s vote on CETA coming up next week, the European Attac network, of which Global Justice Now is a part, has been working hard to persuade undecided […]

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Defending and extending rights to freedom of movement

By: James O'Nions
Date: 12 July 2016

Many people voted to leave the EU because they were fed up of the effects of an economic system which generates growing inequality, and of a political elite which has left their communities to rot while they look after the interests of banks and big business. They are right to be fed up.

But by building on years of anti-migrant propaganda from the press, the main leave campaigns persuaded too many of those people that the answer to their problems lies in somehow halting migration. Others, the Little Britain Tories, were not economically marginalised of course, but signed up to the anti-migrant rhetoric anyway.

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