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EXPOSED: New PM to give bankers more power to gamble on food

By: Nick Dearden
Date: 26 July 2022
Campaigns: Food

Last week, as the first stage of the Conservative leadership contest reached its climax, our caretaker government introduced a piece of legislation which can best be described as a Speculator’s […]

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Keir Starmer cannot outcompete the Conservatives on financial deregulation

By: Nick Dearden
Date: 19 July 2022
Campaigns: General

It is as unprincipled as it is electorally stupid. The financial crash, just under 15 years ago, laid the ground for the political turbulence which now characterises the world. It […]

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The climate justice movement is on the rise at COP26

By: Nick Dearden
Date: 8 November 2021
Campaigns: Climate

I’ve been in Glasgow all week, and already one thing is clear to me: world leaders cannot ignore us any longer. We’ve shifted the dial on climate justice. While governments […]

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Moderna: This should be a People’s Vaccine, not a profit vaccine

By: Nick Dearden
Date: 28 April 2021
Campaigns: Pharma

Unlike most other companies competing to produce Covid-19 vaccines and treatments, Moderna is relatively young, founded in 2010. It is a US-based biotech firm and is producing the Covid-19 vaccine […]

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Pfizer is obsessed with one thing in this pandemic. And it’s not saving lives

By: Nick Dearden
Date: 22 April 2021
Campaigns: Pharma

Pfizer is the corporation that has profited most from Covid-19 vaccines to date. Pfizer uses its power to aggressively defend and extend its patents. The total sales for the Pfizer […]

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The government’s trade agenda threatens disastrous deregulation – but we can stop it

By: Nick Dearden
Date: 15 January 2021
Campaigns: Trade

The Brexit trade deal with the EU might be completed, but the type of country Britain becomes next is still to be defined – and trade rules will play a key role in shaping our future. That’s […]

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The government still says ‘trust us’ on chlorinated chicken. We don’t.

By: Nick Dearden
Date: 2 November 2020
Campaigns: Trade

The pressure is working. This weekend, government ministers performed a U-turn and announced concessions on food standards in future trade deals.

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The global south is being left at the mercy of the financial markets. We must keep campaigning to prevent a full-blown debt crisis

By: Nick Dearden
Date: 23 July 2020

While lockdown is easing here in Britain, across the world coronavirus cases continue to rise. In some countries, like El Salvador, health systems have been overwhelmed. In others, including parts […]

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Election 2019: All the main parties are competing on global justice – except for one

By: Nick Dearden
Date: 9 December 2019

Normally during election time it’s sad to see global issues relegated to the bottom of the political agenda. This hasn’t been the case in 2019. The party manifestos are full of pledges that we’ve been pushing for over the last few years. Here are my own highlights that I want to share – and I hope Global Justice Now supporters feel proud.

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Why today’s trade deals are incompatible with climate action

By: Nick Dearden
Date: 27 August 2019
Campaigns: Climate, Trade

Talk about fiddling while Rome burns. As the G7 met at the weekend, unprecedented fires were raging in the Amazon, symbolising a climate emergency that gets more serious by the day. But while world leaders express concern about the Amazon fires, they continue to pursue the very policies which drive climate change, including ever deeper free trade deals.

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