Autumn edition of Up Front out now: Brexit and the challenges we face

12 October 2017 - 4:45pm

The UK is at a pivotal moment as we redefine our relationships with Europe and the rest of the world. Our new political landscape means we have the opportunity to put forward real solutions to big questions and demand a more transparent and democratically accountable process. We must continue to support this fight for justice and human rights. 

In this edition of Up Front, read about the challenges we face as we negotiate trade, workers' rights, and social justice throughout Brexit. We also introduce you to the next phase of our Stop Arming Israel campaign, calling on HSBC to end their complicity in Israel's violations of international law. Read too about the fight for labour rights in Sri Lanka, the struggles and resistance to extractivism in Tunisia, and Colombia's win for people power. Click here to read Up Front now.

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Written by Marienna Pope-Weidemann and originally published in Red Pepper. 

Meet the women activists from around the world taking up the fight for social justice. By Marienna Pope-Weidemann from War on Want.

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