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‘Blood is on their hands’ – how your MP voted on £4bn aid cuts

By: Jonathan Stevenson
Date: 14 July 2021

Last night MPs voted by 333 votes to 298 to approve the government’s cuts of around £4 billion per year to the UK aid budget for the foreseeable future. It […]

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Full list of MPs who voted AGAINST giving Parliament a say on future trade deals

By: Jonathan Stevenson
Date: 10 February 2021
Campaigns: Trade

Yesterday MPs once again voted down an amendment to the Trade Bill which would have given MPs a guaranteed vote on future trade deals, by a majority of 75. The […]

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What we’ve stood for together in 2020

By: Jonathan Stevenson
Date: 21 December 2020

We have lived through 12 months dominated by coronavirus – a disease which has exposed the fragility and inequality of the global economy like nothing before. This virus has turned our world upside down, and we want to offer our heartfelt thanks for your support in such a difficult time. 

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The border regime is a form of global apartheid. Eventually it must fall

By: Jonathan Stevenson
Date: 18 December 2020
Campaigns: Migration, Trade

Even in the middle of a global pandemic, few days go by when migration is not in the news. Migrants have become the perpetual scapegoat, to distract from the damaging anti-social policies of the elite and to boost the votes of demagogues – in the UK and around the world.

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Full list of MPs who failed to protect food standards in the Agriculture Bill

By: Jonathan Stevenson
Date: 13 October 2020
Campaigns: Trade

Last night MPs voted by a majority of 53 to remove an amendment from the Agriculture Bill that would have protected British farmers and food standards in future trade deals like the one with the United States.

 

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6 ways to mark Windrush Day and challenge the racist hostile environment

By: Jonathan Stevenson
Date: 22 June 2020
Campaigns: Migration

Today is Windrush Day, marking the day 72 years ago when the Empire Windrush ship arrived at Tilbury Docks and gave its name to a generation of migrants from the Caribbean. It’s a day of celebration – but also necessarily a day of confronting injustice. Here’s a reminder of why and how we can re-commit to demanding justice for the Windrush generation and demanding an end to the hostile environment for migrants, once and for all. 

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6 ways to mark Windrush Day and challenge the racist hostile environment

By: Jonathan Stevenson
Date: 22 June 2020
Campaigns: Migration

Today is Windrush Day, marking the day 72 years ago when the Empire Windrush ship arrived at Tilbury Docks and gave its name to a generation of migrants from the Caribbean. […]

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It’s #WorldBookDay. So here are 10 great books about global justice

By: Jonathan Stevenson
Date: 5 March 2020

Here are 10 great books about global justice

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Alarming Legal Precedents Hang Over Crucial Case for Protest against Mining in Peru

By: Jonathan Stevenson
Date: 27 September 2018

Grave accusations of aggravated extortion, conspiracy, or illicit association with criminal intent might not be the first things that come to mind when we think about indigenous and peasant social […]

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Freedom of movement and securing labour rights are both important principles, and must go hand-in-hand

By: Jonathan Stevenson
Date: 25 July 2017

Prejudice against immigrants was one of the deciding factors in the Brexit Referendum. The issue of migration touches many raw nerves. There are many big national and personal interests at […]

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