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War on Want publishes reports and research across a broad range of development issues. Below is a downloadable list of our most recent reports in PDF format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the files on your computer.

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The true story of Africa's billion dollar losses

G4S, the world’s largest private security company, represents the new ideology of security in a neoliberal world. The company’s rapid growth is driven by the privatisation of security, warfare, prisons and a range of public services.

Never Again Never Again April 2014

Making fashion's factories safe

Across the world, companies are actively fuelling armed conflict in resouce-rich countries

A charter for deregulation, an attack on jobs, an end to democracy

Killer Drones Killer Drones December 2013

UK complicity in Israel's crimes against the Palestinian people

Right to the City Right to the City November 2013

At its heart, the Right to the City is more than just improving people’s neighbourhoods and housing, or improving the city and its surroundings. It is about democratic control over the city, with the right to access, occupy and use urban space.

Western brands’ failure to ensure workplace safety and our campaign to hold them to account

The Living Wage The Living Wage September 2013

Winning the fight for social justice

Over 1,100 people, mainly female garment workers, were killed and thousands more were injured when the Rana Plaza building collapsed in Savar on the outskirt s of Dhaka, Bangladesh on 24 April 2013.

The human cost of distressed jeans

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The billions dodged and our campaign to stop the UK government fuelling tax avoidance

The UK government is slashing spending on vital public services and welfare, increasing poverty and inequality. At a time when vulnerable people are bearing the brunt of the cuts, the UK government is making it easier for multinational companies to cut their tax bills.

The Hunger Games The Hunger Games December 2012

This report reveals how DFID has been using hundreds of millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money with the express purpose of extending the power of agribusiness over the production of food, especially in sub-Saharan Africa.

Avoiding Avoidance Avoiding Avoidance December 2012

The government should scrap its proposals for an anti-abuse rule that targets only ‘artificial and abusive’ tax avoidance.

Stop the Bulldozers Stop the Bulldozers November 2012

JCB's complicity in Israel’s crimes against the Palestinian people

With the recent furore over private security contractor G4S failing to supply the required number of security personnel for the Olympics, this issue of Up Front looks deeper into the murky underworld of private military and security companies.

Fighting for workers' rights in the informal economy

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