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The UK is fuelling climate change and conflict in Mozambique

By: Ilham Rawoot and Anabela Lemos
Date: 27 February 2021
Campaigns: Aid, Climate

Despite pledges to stop financing fossil fuels overseas, the UK is putting $1 billion towards a major gas project in Mozambique. It is more than a decade since 75 trillion […]

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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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The government’s reasons for not stopping the Cumbria coal mine are nonsense

By: Maggie Mason
Date: 29 January 2021
Campaigns: Climate

While claiming to be a climate leader ahead of the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow this November, our government is planning to allow a new coal mine to be built […]

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Is the UK trying to delay its pledge to dump dirty development?

By: Daniel Willis
Date: 21 January 2021
Campaigns: Climate

The UK government has just launched a new consultation on how to stop funding fossil fuel projects in the global south. We need your help to send them a clear […]

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The ‘Post-Trump Systemic Disorder’ we will continue to live in

By: Dorothy Grace Guerrero
Date: 21 January 2021

Hundreds of millions of viewers yesterday watched the live coverage of Air Force One, which took Donald Trump on his last flight as US president from the Joint Base Andrews […]

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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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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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Three things I don’t want to find in my Christmas stocking

By: Liz Murray
Date: 19 December 2020
Campaigns: Trade

Why we need to stop a US-UK trade deal if we don’t wanted banned chemicals in our Christmas presents.

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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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What might the RCEP tell us about the future of trade deals and Britain’s place in the world?

By: Erica Bradley-Young
Date: 18 December 2020
Campaigns: Trade

Global Justice Glasgow group member Erica Bradley-Young shares her thoughts on the geopolitics of the huge new trading bloc: the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. 

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