Protect Local Democracy

The government has proposed changes to the way local authorities in England and Wales invest their members’ pension funds. Under the plans, central government would have the power to veto investment decisions made by democratically elected local authorities.

This is an attack on local democracy.

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G4S reneges on promise to exit Israel

31 May 2016 - 4:45pm

G4S came under fire for the sixth year in a row at its 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM). The G4S executives were furious when we suggested from the floor that there is a common thread running through all G4S work: profiting from violence and abuse.

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National strike: Colombians' demand ‘peace with justice’

28 May 2016 - 12:15pm

Peace in Colombia has all too often centred on government talks with the two armed insurgency groups leaving the vast majority of Colombians side-lined and the voices of grassroots social movements silenced. On 30 May, millions of Colombians will take to the streets in protest against the country’s massive inequality and to demand peace with social and environmental justice at its heart.  

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