Nick Dearden

Nick Dearden, photo by Genevieve Stevenson

Role

Director

Biography

Nick is the director of Global Justice Now, and author of Trade Secrets: The truth about the US trade deal and how we can stop it.

He has been a campaigner against corporate globalisation and for global economic justice for over 20 years. He was a leading voice in the UK and European movement against the now‑abandoned EU‑US trade deal (TTIP) and a founder of the UK’s Stop Trump coalition. He regularly contributes political analysis to publications including The Guardian, Al Jazeera, Open Democracy, Red Pepper and Soundings journal.

Nick has previously worked at War on Want, Amnesty International, and as director of the Jubilee Debt Campaign, where he helped win a new law to stop Vulture Funds from using UK courts to squeeze huge debt payments out of poor countries. Nick joined Global Justice Now in September 2013.

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Latest posts

A manifesto for global justice


06 February 2015

Ditching development doesn’t mean simply changing language – it’s about radicalising our demands and reassessing old and new political ideas. In this blog, I've made some suggestions for a global justice manifesto and invite you to take part in the debate.

Greece lights up Europe


27 January 2015

It’s difficult to overestimate the importance of the Greek election last Sunday. It is the first time in decades that a government has come to power in Europe which is both hostile to neoliberal economics and grounded in social movements. The people who have suffered most from the financial crisis have created a spark of hope for all of us.

Hope lies in challenging the power of the rich


21 January 2015

Today ‘the great and the good’ meet in Davos, Switzerland to discuss how the world is changing, and how corporate executives and senior politicians should respond to these changes.

Global Justice Now


15 January 2015

This is an important day for us. We’re opening a new chapter in our struggle for social and economic justice. With a new name – Global Justice Now – we’re relaunching WDM. Our aim is to make an even more effective movement for a world where resources are in the hands of the many, not the few.

2014: a year in review


23 December 2014

What a year it's been. We started the year with a big win for our food speculation campaign and continued the year with protests against coal-sponsoring banks and two days of action against the EU-US trade deal (TTIP). A massive thanks to everyone who have helped us make all this possible!

Cameron’s tired and repetitive arguments on TTIP at the G20


17 November 2014

It's no wonder that David Cameron felt the need to get so defensive about TTIP at the G20 conference in Brisbane this weekend.

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