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Why I'm drawing a #RedLineForYemen and writing to my MP

By Lottie Massey, Oxfam Constituency Campaigner in York As a student in the UK, I enjoy freedoms and rights that most Yemenis can only dream of and this injustice is unbearable to me. According...

United against climate change

Three weeks ago we launched our #eyesonParis campaign, calling on world leaders to agree a strong climate deal at the UN Climate Summit in Paris. But, ever since the attacks there, the world's...

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...

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,...

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...

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The people walked the walk. Global leaders talked the talk. Now it’s time for our leaders to walk the talk.

We marched. On Sunday 21st September, just days ahead of the Ban Ki-moon Climate Summit in New York, Oxfam supporters joined 40,000 people marching at the People's Climate March in London....

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The Peoples Climate March is just the beginning

What do we want? A climate deal! When do we want it? Now! The next time someone says that no one cares about climate change, let's remind them about the time that 40,000 people took over...

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