I hate aid. I hate what it means. I hate that it exists today. So I’m fighting to make sure it no longer exists. Hardly something you’d expect to hear from someone volunteering for an international NGO, but it is true, I hate it.
All over France, strange postcards have been landing on the desks of MPs, policy makers and journalists. The message is simple but controversial: be more like the English. But before you think we've lost our minds here at ONE, there is method in our madness.
What this song means for the world is that no matter how dark things get, no matter how hopeless and pointless you may feel when you’re going for gold in what you do, remember only when it gets dark can you see the stars shine brightly. I hope this personal track gives you an insight into my life to remind you that we all a...
Films are great. They can capture your imagination and educate you about issues you might not know much about. But the best thing about films is that they tell you a story. So next time you’re going to settle down to a film with friends or family, why not watch one of these incredible films about social change.
Europe woke up on Monday to a new European Parliament after momentous elections took place across the EU. We’d like to say a huge congratulations to the121 newly elected MEPs who’ve already signed the ONE VOTE 2014 pledge.
The idea that campaigning can bring about the kind of change that affects whole nations was something that really inspired me, and continues to inspire me today. I've never been rich and while I like to imagine that the small donations I make will help some, I hope that my actions campaigning can help millions of people.
Having heard all the plaudits, I took my seat to watch 12 Years a Slave knowing that it was going to be two hours well spent, and I wasn’t disappointed. But it appears that there is something almost everyone missed.
Throughout history, individual acts of defiance have proved to be incredibly powerful. It takes courage to stand alone, but brave individuals often galvanise movements of people who come together and change the world. Here are some of those moments to inspire you, and remind you that one person, one voice or one action can ha
Great news! Today the UK government has announced a landmark decision to require the identities of people who own or control UK companies to be publicly disclosed. This is exactly what thousands of ONE members across Europe have been campaigning for, but there is more to do.
Last week, the UK Government announced that 80% of British taxpayers will receive an income tax statement later this year which will illustrate how the government uses it, from defence spending to education to overseas aid.
UK Shadow International Development Secretary, Jim Murphy MP, set out his vision for the future of international development at an event organised by ONE yesterday. He outlined how the Labour Party would continue to help millions of the world’s poorest people if they formed the next government at the General Election in May...
Ukranian investigative journalists have revealed a shady ownership structure of the palace compound belonging recently ousted President Yanukovychto It involves phantom firms based in the UK - anonymous shell companies that hide the real identity of the owner.