Dangerous deals are being done in the dark

From the Philippines to Saudi Arabia to the United States, British government ministers are flying around the world to talk trade deals. Although big business lobbyists may get access to these discussions, they take place in the dark, with no accountability to the public or parliament. This... More

Corporate profits trump public health

The scandal of expensive medicines In spite of advances in medical innovation, millions of people around the world suffer and die from treatable conditions because medicines are too expensive. Historically this has tragically affected low and middle-income countries. But in recent years, the NHS... More

Fighting for smallholder farmers

The global fight for small farmers’ rights Negotiations are taking place at the UN on a declaration of rights for small-scale food producers. This would be an important step to protect small farmers across the world from escalating levels of violence and oppression. Small farmers feed the most... More

Tackling the clothing industry

The Clothing industry is a by-word for exploitation and environmental damage. Most clothes are now produced in poor countries with very poor health and safety records. Firms employ lots of young women on low pay, setting very high targets, insisting on compulsory overtime. A lot of work is... More