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7 questions you were too embarrassed to ask about the UN Climate Summit

Right now, world leaders are preparing for something huge: the UN Conference of the Parties (COP) Climate Summit this December that will determine how the world will tackle climate change. We've...

Campaigners call for developing countries to have an equal say on global tax rules (Oxfam/ActionAid, 2015)

What's the UK’s role in fixing the broken international tax system?

The global tax system is broken. Multinational corporations are taking advantage of rigged global tax rules to avoid paying their fair share, while ordinary citizens and small businesses in rich...

Five big things to know about our coal campaign

This summer we launched our campaign to demand the UK government set out a plan for getting rid of coal pollution.  - and let's just say these past five months have been BIG. The passion...

I'll be marching for climate action. Will you?

Today marks World Food Day, but it also sees the much anticipated UN Climate Change conference in Paris, COP21, edge ever closer. The issues of climate change and hunger can no longer be...

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...

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