Voices of Dissent: Power to the People!

24 June 2015 - 7:00pm

EVENT DATE: 16 July 2015 - 7:00pm

Location: Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA

Join War on Want and activists from South Africa, Mexico and the UK for a night of global grass-roots discussion and solidarity, with music, documentaries and spoken word.

TTIP: a week of victories

13 June 2015 - 4:15pm

John Hilary reflects on an extraordinary few days on both sides of the Atlantic.

Shenstone Block the Factory

20 June 2015 - 9:00am

EVENT DATE: 6 July 2015 - 9:00am

Location: Elbit Factory, Lynn Lane, Shenstone, Lichfield WS14 0DT

Join us on Monday 6 July for a day of creative action outside the Elbit factory as a part of our #StopArmingIsrael campaign.

News reaction: Workers to get full compensation from 'Rana Plaza Donors Trust Fund'

8 June 2015 - 3:30pm

Finally, two years on since the Rana Plaza disaster, the victims and their families will receive the compensation to which they are entitled.

Adidas Briefing

January 2012

Around the world 775,000 workers, mainly women, in 1,200 factories across 65 countries make Adidas products. Almost all of the jobs are outsourced to factories in poorer countries, yet through Adidas’ buying practices the company has enormous influence over their working conditions, and ultimately their lives. In the run up the London 2012 Olympics research has exposed the harsh reality of life for these workers.

Adidas briefing.pdf

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