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Action magazine

The spring-summer 2014 edition of our supporter magazine packed full of news from around the world.

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News

1 July 2014

Protests are planned in more than 15 towns and cities across the UK on Saturday 12 July against the trade deal currently being negotiated between the EU and the US.

24 June 2014

Protestors will target RBS at its AGM in Edinburgh on Wednesday, demanding that the bank pull its money out of coal.

11 June 2014

A website launched today aims to help football fans decide which team to cheer for in the Brazil 2014 World Cup, based on countries’ impact on climate change, military spending, and efforts to tackle poverty and inequality.

9 June 2014

Protests will be held across the UK on 12 July against the EU-US trade deal, trade unions and campaign groups announced today. The protests will take place ahead of the next round of talks on the deal, scheduled to begin in Brussels on 14 July.

22 May 2014

Protestors from the World Development Movement will tell HSBC to pull out of coal at its AGM on Friday 23 May, accusing the bank of fuelling climate change and ruining the lives of people living with the effects of coal mining worldwide.

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Events

June/July 2014

Back by popular demand, after a sell-out first season...

Sunday 27 July, Glasgow

This workshop is part of the Empire Cafe programme set up to explore Scotland’s relationship with the North Atlantic slave trade and timed to coincide with the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer.

Saturday 13 September, Nottingham

A day of planning, skillsharing and discussion for anyone involved in WDM activism.

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Blog

10 July 2014

Biodiversity offsetting makes dreams come true.  As our new mockumentary shows, it is the license that can make bad developers’ dreams a reality.

26 June 2014

Today, investment from multinational companies and aid money from rich countries are joining forces once more to extract Africa's wealth. Colonial hisotry repeating? Find out more in Heidi's blog:

20 June 2014

An epic campaign against construction of an airport on paddy fields, used for growing rice, in Aranmula, Kerala has achieved a monumental victory.

19 June 2014

This week I’ve been volunteering at World Development Movement doing work experience in the agribusiness team.  On Tuesday I went to The Spark, a week of workshops, films, discussions, poetry, music and art looking at the fight for social justice.

18 June 2014

Over a hundred years ago, European countries carved up the continent of Africa. Now, a new scheme supported by the richest countries in the world, looks set to replicate the colonial grab for resources and land. 

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