She Deserves. Fairtrade and a Living Wage

Fairtrade Fortnight 25/2 to 10/3 – She Deserves This year (the 25th anniversary of Fairtrade), the emphasis is on cocoa, empowering women and a living wage. Cocoa prices have dropped dramatically and this really highlights the scandal of unfair trade. There are lots of suggestions and... More

Shine a Light

This autumn world leaders will be discussing whether and how to make loans to governments more transparent. If you believe that people have the right to know about the debt taken out by their governments in their name please write to your MP now to ask them to take action. Recently there have... More

The fashion industry

Fashion is a huge industry and people love it. But it's also  a by-word for exploitation and environmental damage. Most clothes are now produced in poor countries with very poor health and safety records. It's also responsible for a huge amount of waste. Firms employ lots of young women on... More

Dangerous deals are still going to be done in the dark

The government’s Trade Bill was debated yeaterday As it stands, it's a power grab. It doesn’t give parliament or the public any role at all in overseeing future trade deals. Instead, it gives trade secretary Liam Fox a blank cheque to negotiate over our food standards, our public services... More