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Campaigning can change your life

A year ago I hated my job - 5 days sweating over a keyboard left me depressed and unable to enjoy my weekends.  I spent my evenings shouting at the television. Was I the only one who thought...

Inequality isn’t just unfair. It’s dangerous.

Imagine living in fear of walking alone. Or stopping your car at a traffic light. Or even just hanging out with your friends or family at the park or beach, all due to the fear that you may be attacked. ...

The fight for tax justice continues

When we launched the campaign for a Tax Dodging Bill at the beginning of this year we didn't know what to expect. The response was overwhelming, with campaigners like you taking action...

A year on: We cannot forget the people of Gaza

A lot can happen in 365 days. And for the crisis in Gaza, this rings truer than ever. This week marks the one year anniversary of the conflict in Gaza, in which more than 2000 people...

Make Poverty History: Ten years on

Ten years ago this month, Scotland hosted one of the most highly anticipated global summits that social justice campaigners have seen in modern times. Throughout the three day G8 summit in Gleneagles,...

Make Poverty History: The power of campaigning, and strong political leadership.

Ten years ago this week, over 250,000 people marched in Edinburgh to call on G8 leaders to Make Poverty History. A few days later, up the road at Gleneagles, global leaders listened and responded...

It's the global week of action for tax justice

On Friday, in the UK, we helped organise a stunt  as part of a global week of action for tax justice, with activities taking place all around the world. Members of the world's largest labour,...

For the love of...my niece, Sashika

The streets outside Westminster turned green yesterday as thousands came out to lobby their MPs on climate change. While a mass street lobby isn't the kind of thing that happens everyday...

What does coal have to do with hunger? More than you think.

Fact: Emissions from burning coal are the single biggest driver of climate change, accounting for a massive 40% of the world's CO2 emissions. That's a whole lot...

Together we must stand with #WithSyria

The enormity of the suffering of the Syrian people over the past four years has reached a devastating peak, leaving over 200,000 dead, a nearly unbelievable 11 million displaced, cities splintered...

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