Fairtrade Fortnight 2018 runs from 26 February to 11 March and aims to put a spotlight on trade.
It's a shocking fact that many farmers who produce the food we love still don’t earn enough to feed their own families. It’s time for this injustice to end.
World Beyond War is an active member of the Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases. In January, the Coalition passed a resolution declaring a day of action on February 23, the 115th anniversary of the U.S. government’s seizure of Guantanamo Bay, to protest the U.S. military's continuing illegal occupation of Guantanamo.
I pledge to join the National Day of Action on April 20 to Protect Students Against Gun Violence. April 20 is the anniversary date of the shootings at Columbine High School. I will urge my friends, family, and neighbors to join the Day of Action as well. The failure to enact rational laws around the purchase of guns that are designed for mass shootings is inexcusable. The time to act is now. Every child deserves to learn in a school that is safe.
Roughly 70% of medically important antibiotics sold in the U.S. are for livestock and poultry. These antibiotics are often given to animals that aren't sick, breeding superbugs that can infect people with illnesses that today's medicine can't cure.
The Working People’s Day of Action is about demanding an end to the rigged economy and defending our freedoms. On February 24, we will stand up for the freedom of working people to come together and fight for decent and equitable pay for our work, affordable health care, quality schools, vibrant communities and a secure future for all of us.
There is a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would undermine and undo years of successful work to manage the health of America’s fisheries. It would undermine our nation's key fishery management law, the Magnuson-Stevens Act, which has has helped halt overfishing, protect essential fish habitats and rebuild depleted stocks.
We must defend our oceans, before it’s too late.
The Trump administration is dead-set on dismantling our environmental protections — and one of the most dangerous weapons at their disposal is spending cuts. After being starved of funding for years, the Environmental Protection Agency is now the target of a full-scale assault by the Trump administration, which is pursuing the steepest cuts in the agency’s history.
Over the past year, there has been a surge in online hate. And Twitter has been one of the main places where misogyny, racism, transphobia and personal abuse has risen.
Most of us still reject bigotry and division, but online hate campaigns are being amplified. So this Valentine’s Day, we’re joining forces with anti-hate groups across Europe to push back.
The #WeChoose campaign is a declaration from hundreds of thousands of parents, students and educators in cities across the United States with a clear, yet profound message - we refute and resist corporate education policies that are inflicted upon our children without our voice.