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An Evening to Celebrate Fairtrade - Tomorrow at 7pm!

In addition to being Lent Fast Day, Friday, 27 February is also nearly the end of the first full week of Fairtrade Fortnight.

If you’re looking for an opportunity to learn more about Fairtrade and especially the difference it makes to farmers and other producers overseas, look no further than tomorrow evening’s Celebration of Fairtrade, where our friends at Westminster Justice and Peace will be holding a fun and informative evening where you can try out Fairtrade food and drink, meet Fairtrade representatives in your area, and test what you know in the Fairtrade Quiz. 136 more words

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This Billionaire Governor Taxed the Rich and Increased the Minimum Wage -- Now, His State's Economy Is One of the Best in the Country

I find it very interesting that California and Minnesota both have a common denominator; weak economies under Republican Governors and strong economies under Democratic Governors. Remember when California was going the way of Greece not too long ago under Republican Governor Arnold Schwazenegger? 315 more words

Scope's work and the Zero Project awards

This week, Scope’s projects are being celebrated in Vienna as examples of international best practice.

The Zero Project awards are held every year and focus on the rights of disabled people around the world.  514 more words

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FORTHCOMING EVENTS - DEMONSTRATE AGAINST MAXIMUS AND SANCTIONS

LONDON DEMONSTRATION:

Monday 2nd March 1pm,

Maximus HQ, 29 Queen Anne’s Gate, London SW1H

CLICK LINK BELOW FOR INFO ON UNITE COMMUNITY DAY OF ACTION AGAINST SANCTIONS, 19TH MARCH… 6 more words

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EVENT: Wednesday 17 June Speak Up for the Love Of

Whether you’re a seasoned campaigner or simply passionate about your faith and our world, join us and The Climate Coalition at Speak Up For The Love Of… in London on Wednesday 17 June (12-5pm) and tell your MP about the things you love that you could lose to climate change. 134 more words

CAFOD Brentwood

LUS AND TUC JOIN FORCES FOR FAIR PAY FORTNIGHT IN SOUTHWARK - FEBRUARY 2015

The Department of Work and Pensions and Jobcentre Plus are putting increasing pressure on unemployed people to take on minimum wage work, zero hours contracts, and even unpaid work which they call ‘work experience’. 131 more words

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