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Get the latest news and analysis on global justice issues and join in the debate. Our bloggers include Global Justice Now staff as well as activists from around the world who work on a broad range of subjects. Views expressed by guest bloggers do not necessarily represent the views of Global Justice Now. 

Our blog links experiences in the UK to issues affecting people globally, and covers everything from energy justice, climate change and the WTO, to TTIP, food sovereignty and aid.

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Public funding but private profits - how to fight the pharmaceutical industry on your campus


22 February 2018

Forbes - the American business magazine  - showed that the Pharmaceutical industry was the world's most profitable industry in 2016, with a massive 30% profit for pharmaceutical companies selling generic medicines during that year.

Democracy has been kept out so far. But the Trade Bill battle is far from over


21 February 2018

Liam Fox’s Trade Bill is nearing the end of its time in the House of Commons, and so far our efforts to amend it have been frustrated. But there's a long way to go.

Another blow for May’s hostile environment for immigrants


20 February 2018

In the space of just two weeks, two separate parliamentary select committees have issued two damning blows to the government’s policy to create a ‘hostile environment’ for immigrants.

The Fanatical Mr Fox – 10 reasons the trade secretary is a threat to our food, the environment and democracy


19 February 2018

Can we trust our International Trade Secretary to represent public interest? No, and here are ten reasons why not...

It’s #WorldCancerDay, lets fight for affordable cancer drugs


04 February 2018

Access to cancer drugs plays a big part in the fight to save millions of preventable deaths each year. But as our chronically underfunded NHS buckles under pressure this winter, billions of pounds are handed over to pharmaceutical companies every year for overpriced medicines.

Who will benefit from the UK’s ‘golden partnership’ with China?


01 February 2018

Prime Minister Theresa May is currently visiting China to strengthen the UK’s relations with Beijing.

Our task is to make the UK break from Trump

So just ahead of today’s anniversary of his inauguration, Donald Trump has once again called off a visit to the UK, this time to open the new US embassy in London.

Budge ower* London - here are some Scottish events to inspire your year!


18 January 2018

Some upcoming events across Scotland to inspire you - including our very own spring activist gathering (*and for those of you down south, 'budge ower' is Scots for 'move over')

The 2018 London bucket list: 5 events you don't want to miss


02 January 2018

From film screenings to protests, dance performances and art exhibitions, here’s a list of unmissable events to kick off your 2018. Let us know if you have any other suggestions in the comments below.

Our ten campaign highlights of 2017


27 December 2017

Here are some highlights from our fight for a more just world over the last 12 months. I hope they show just how much we appreciate your continued support for Global Justice Now. They’re proof that by working together, we can change things. And long may it continue.

What was your cultural highlight of 2017? Our top picks


22 December 2017

Here's Global Justice Now's round up of our favourite cultural highlights from books to festivals this year. 

Six radical and awesome things that happened in 2017

It has been a strange and surprising year. When we look back it’s easy to find ourselves stuck in a negative headspace. From Trump’s inauguration, to the death of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, to the rise of the populist right in European elections, it’s all pretty scary and can easily bring us down.

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