Up Front: System Failure

January 2009

The global system is in crisis. With many of the world’s major economies now sliding into recession, the slowdown will affect all countries over the coming year. Yet world leaders have responded by trying to preserve the system that is responsible for the crisis.

UpFront - System Failure.pdf

Up Front: Sweat Shop

December 2007

Download our new magazine focusing on sweatshops and the companies that need to be held to account

UpFront - Sweatshop.pdf

Up Front: Rough Trade

September 2008

Rich countries dominate international trade talks, demanding more and more concessions from poorer and less powerful states. War on Want is campaigning alongside those most affected by globalisation

UpFront - Rough Trade.pdf

Up Front: Private Armies

February 2008

In our second new look magazine, we examine the role that mercenary forces have been given in the Iraqi conflict

UpFront - Private Armies.pdf

Up Front: On the Margins

March 2008

Our third magazine looks at people who do informal and unregulated work and how we can help workers overcome poverty and build a future for themselves

UpFront - On the Margins.pdf

Up Front: 60 Years

June 2008

This magazine marks the 60th anniversary of the 'nakba', or catastrophe, in which hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were driven from their homes in the displacement that made the state of Israel possible

UpFront - 60 years Palestine.pdf

Up Front: 60 years fighting global poverty

April 2011

We’ve redesigned Up Front, our magazine for supporters, for our 60th anniversary year so that we can bring you more good news of how your support is helping in the fight for global justice

Up Front 60 years fighting global poverty.pdf

Up Front: Women at work

September 2010

Whether on farms, plantations or in factories, women are more likely than men to suffer from poverty wages, as well as deplorable working conditions and physical abuse on the job.

Up Front - women at work.pdf

Up Front: South Africa 2010

May 2010

While vast sums have been invested in tourist facilities ahead of the 2010 World Cup, millions of South Africans today face appalling living conditions.

Up Front -- South Africa 2010.pdf

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