Networks

War on Want believes that we can achieve more when we work together with others, and we are proud to play an active role in coalition with other radical and progressive groups around the world.

Here are some of the networks and coalitions we participate in:

People's Assembly Against Austerity

La Via Campesina

Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions

London Mining Network

Dismantle Corporate Power

NoTTIP

Seattle to Brussels Network

UK Food Group

Tax Justice Network

Stamp Out Poverty

Control PMSC

ALTER-EU

Alliance for Lobbying Transparency

Union Solidarity International

Economic Justice Project

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Latest news

The Ecologist: President Santos: environmental saint or sinner?

21 November 2017 - 11:00am

President Santos of Colombia recently won two international awards for championing peace and biodiversity despite criticism from campaigners who say he is "encouraging agro-industrial projects that displace local communities", writes Catherine Early at The Ecologist (20 November 2017).

Quoting War on Want's Seb Muñoz, Early writes about the controversies around Santos' contributions, including the issue of displacing indigenous people through destructive extraction industries:

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Rise, Resist, Renew: Alternatives to Mines & Money

20 November 2017 - 4:30pm

Between 25-30 November, we will be hosting frontline activists from Uganda, Philippines and Colombia to challenge the Mines and Money Conference in London – the premier space for the global mining industry and its destructive deals. Our speakers will be sharing stories of resistance, successes and alternatives to mining – and opposing mining violence and current threats from extracitivism in their communities. Join us!

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