Stand Together for Tax Justice

8 October 2015 - 12:00pm

The UK government is removing taxes from the richest in society and heaping pain on the poorest. George Osborne's attack on tax credits will cost up to £1,300 per family, while other welfare cuts are designed to make life ever more difficult for the most vulnerable in society. 

Three million people across Europe demand end to secret trade deals

7 October 2015 - 12:15am

A 3 million signature petition against TTIP, the EU-US trade deal, is being handed in to the European Commission in London and Brussels today.

People won’t be silenced by boycott bans

6 October 2015 - 5:00pm

The government's latest move is a callous and anti-democratic attempt to clamp down on BDS.

Drones Week of Action 2015

2 October 2015 - 3:45pm

Drones are indiscriminate weapons of war responsible for thousands of civilian deaths. 

War on Want to join 'No to Austerity' Manchester march

2 October 2015 - 12:00pm

War on Want says ‘No to Austerity, Yes to Workers’ Rights’ march. We reject the government's attack on trade unions, workers’ rights and public services. 

London rally – Rise Up Against TTIP!

2 October 2015 - 11:45am

Event date: Saturday 10 October 2015 at 1830

Location: Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London W1R 4RL

October 6 marks one year since the #NoTTIP movement launched one of the most successful petitions seen in Europe – the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) against TTIP.

TTIP , the secretly negotiated EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, has sparked a surging people power movement in the UK and Europe.

G4S complicity in Israeli aggression at Al Aqsa Mosque

1 October 2015 - 3:45pm

Israeli police continue their violent crackdown on Palestinians protesting at Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. The British private security firm G4S has contracts equipping and providing services to the Israeli police and prisons, making G4S complicit in this violence.


Italian NGO complaint on McDonald's tax practices

1 October 2015 - 2:30pm

Response to Movimento Difesa dei Consumatori e da Cittadinanzattiva raising complaint about McDonald's tax practices in Italy:

Owen Espley, Senior Economic Justice Campaigner, said:

"People are rightly angered by McDonald’s shady tax affairs.  It is a scandal that while public services across Europe are being cut, this high street company continues to dodge taxes to the tune of 1 billion euros.

TTIP and the fight for a people's Europe - join us in Manchester!

1 October 2015 - 1:15pm

Join a fantastic line up of speakers on Monday 5 October, as War on Want and the People’s Assembly host the free event: TTIP and the fight for a people’s Europe.

Mining abuses presented at the US Congress

1 October 2015 - 9:00am

Milton Sanchez, the General Secretary of War on Want's partner the Inter-Institutional Platform of Celendin, presented evidence  to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the US Congress about human rights violations against the people in Cajamarca-Peru by the Yanacocha Mine Corporation.



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