Great News: Friern Barnet Library has been saved!

4 Feb 13

We’ve just heard that 38 Degrees members have helped save Friern Barnet Library from closure! Last April, Barnet Council closed the library because of cuts to their budget. Barnet Council had planned to sell off the library in order to try and create funds, but...

Great news: government agree to protect our forests

1 Feb 13

Yesterday, after months of deliberations – we have the final, official word from the government that they will do what more than half a million of us asked them to – and protect our nation’s forests for good. Congratulations! We’ve really, truly, won. It was a...

Lib Dems vote for tougher climate action!

25 Sep 12

Great news! After hand delivering hundreds of copies of our climate change petition on Monday morning, the Lib Dems voted strongly in favour of tougher climate action, including backing a 2030 target for carbon-free electricity. It’s a great start, but together we need to keep up...

That Olympic tax wheeze

30 Jul 12

Richard Murphy, a chartered accountant and economist, has written a blog about the Daily Mail’s comments on the effect of our Olympics tax-dodging campaign:  The Daily Mail has published an article today saying: Tax campaigners hailed it as an extraordinary victory for public pressure and a...

Hurray! Now what next?

26 Jul 12

Asda, McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, Adidas, VISA… In the last couple of weeks we’ve taken on some of the most powerful companies in the world – and won! Our petition to Asda helped pressure them to increase the price they pay farmers for their milk. And together, we’ve...

Victory – Murdoch withdraws BSkyB bid

13 Jul 11

The BBC is reporting that “Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation has announced that it is dropping its planned bid to take full ownership of satellite broadcaster BSkyB.” 38 Degrees members started campaigning against Murdoch’s BSkyB powergrab back in July last year. Along with our friends at...