Racism, mental health and pre-crime policing: the ethics of Vulnerability Support Hubs

Our latest report, Racism, mental health & pre-crime policing: the ethics of Vulnerability Support Hubs, exposes a secretive counterterrorism police-led mental health project called ...

Palestine On Strike – Solidarity statement on events in Palestine

We have written a solidarity statement with Palestinians across Palestine – including Palestinian citizens of Israel – who on the 18th May 2021 are participating in a General Strike in an act of popular resistance in response to escalating Israeli political and military aggression.

Health Lobby of MPs for Green Jobs

This May, we’re taking action to convince MPs of the public health case for creating millions of good, secure green jobs post-COVID. Join us!

The public health case for a Green New Deal

In this new briefing, our Climate & Health Group make the public health case for a transformative Green New Deal.

Solidarity statement – Inadequate NHS pay

Our Economic Justice & Health Group have written a solidarity statement with health and social care workers opposing the proposed pay plan for NHS staff outlined by the Government.

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