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The UK is being taken to court over its new trade deal with Morocco

By: Toby Shelley
Date: 12 April 2021
Campaigns: Trade

The Western Sahara Campaign (WSC) is taking the UK government to court over a trade deal with Morocco – again. And the Polisario Front has taken the EU to court […]

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Vaccine apartheid: A threat to an inclusive COP26

By: Dorothy Grace Guerrero
Date: 7 April 2021
Campaigns: Climate, Pharma

The ongoing global inequality in people’s access to life-saving Covid-19 vaccines is not just a global public health issue, it also threatens the inclusivity of the COP26 climate negotiations and […]

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Five things to ask your MSP candidates to test their commitment to global justice

By: Liz Murray
Date: 25 March 2021
Campaigns: Aid, Climate, Pharma, Trade

With the Scottish parliament elections on May 6, now’s the time to be asking questions of the parliamentary candidates in your area. Some of the biggest challenges of the day […]

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Five reasons why Covax is not enough to end vaccine apartheid

By: Heidi Henders
Date: 24 March 2021
Campaigns: Pharma

The roll out of the Covid-19 vaccine in the UK is a cause for celebration, after a year of grief and loss, the hope it has created is incredibly welcome. […]

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Trade Bill: Four years of demanding a say over trade deals

By: Jean Blaylock
Date: 23 March 2021
Campaigns: Trade

After four years of campaigning for trade democracy, today the Trade Bill has passed its final stage in the House of Lords, and will shortly become law. Over that time […]

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‘Vaccine nationalism is a moral catastrophe’ – a message to the People’s Vaccine rally

By: Graça Machel
Date: 12 March 2021
Campaigns: Pharma

Due to unforseen circumstances, Graça Machel was unable to attend the online People’s Vaccine rally on Wednesday. Here are her prepared remarks. Today, on the People’s Vaccine Global Day of […]

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On vaccines, the UK is putting corporate interests ahead of saving lives around the world

By: Caroline Lucas
Date: 12 March 2021
Campaigns: Pharma

It is one year since the WHO declared coronavirus a pandemic. During these last 12 months, scientists have achieved the incredible feat of inventing several vaccines to deal with this […]

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A balance sheet of a year of neoliberal pandemic responses

By: Dorothy Grace Guerrero
Date: 11 March 2021
Campaigns: Pharma

On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared that Covid-19 was a global pandemic. A year since, there have been more than 116.5 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 globally, including […]

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A year into the pandemic, pressure for a People’s Vaccine is building

By: Global Justice Now
Date: 11 March 2021
Campaigns: Pharma

Thousands of activists across the world demanded a People’s Vaccine as part of the global day of action on the first anniversary of the World Health Organization declaring coronavirus a […]

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Good news! The US-UK trade deal is on hold

By: Jean Blaylock
Date: 5 March 2021
Campaigns: Trade

We’ve got some good news. The US has kicked the US-UK trade deal into the long grass. Throughout last year Donald Trump and Boris Johnson wanted to do this high […]

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