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Baby girl, 2, killed in shack fire, South Africa

15 July 2019 - 3:00pm

Government must provide basic services to all shack settlements

Comment: Amazon Prime Day Protests

15 July 2019 - 12:15pm

"There is nothing modern about exploitation."

Free the Bruno River: Open letter to UK mining companies

9 July 2019 - 11:15am

The following open letter was sent on Monday 8 July 2019 to Cerrejon Coal and its corporate UK-listed owners, BHP, AngloAmerican and Glencore.

#NHS71: We need global free healthcare now

5 July 2019 - 3:00pm

The most fitting birthday tribute is to ensure everyone has the right to universal and free healthcare

"The dark side of recycling"

5 July 2019 - 12:45pm

An shorter version of this article first appeared in Left Foot Forward and can be seen here.

05 July 2019  

 

Greenpeace’s recent exposés of rubbish dumps in Malaysia and a recycling plant in London shows how the growth of this green industry has been built on exploitation in the global South as well as poorly-paid, often migrant workers in the UK. It should provide a lesson to the environmental movement that workers’ rights need to be given much greater priority in the struggle to address environmental challenges.

#MeToo McDonald's week of action

31 May 2019 - 5:30pm

McDonald's saw a full week of union action on sexual harassment

#AntiChevron Day of Action: Open letter to Ecuador

21 May 2019 - 9:15am

On 21 May, hundreds of indigenous communities in the Amazon march for their human rights

UK Charities statement on US so-called ‘Deal of the Century’

20 May 2019 - 2:30pm

Today, the Palestinian people are facing a national emergency and urgently need our support.

War on Want's speech at the National Demo for Palestine

13 May 2019 - 10:00am

Solidarity from War on Want to everyone here at today’s National Demo for Palestine.

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