The State of Tea

March 1974

"A War on Want investigation into Sri Lanka's tea industry and the plight of the estate workers"

the state of tea 1974.pdf

The Living Wage

September 2013

Winning the fight for social justice

The Living Wage - War on Want.PDF

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.

The Hunger Games 2012.pdf

The G8 - A study in power

July 2005

The G8 are gathering in Gleneagles, but what do they hope to achieve?

The G8 - a study in power.pdf

The Baby Killer

March 1974

War on Want was the first organisation to draw attention to the damage caused by baby milk companies with its groundbreaking 1974 publication The Baby Killer.

THE BABY KILLER 1974.pdf

The babaçu breakers of Brazil

November 2007

Fighting for the protection of the forest and their way of life

The Babacu Breakers of Brazil.pdf

Tax Havens Briefing

August 2003

Uncover the hidden world of financial globalisation with our Tax Havens briefing paper. Read how big business avoids paying its dues through the offshore banking system and how this impacts on development.

tax_havens.pdf

Taking Liberties

December 2010

This report, published jointly with Labour Behind the Label, provides yet another example of the exploitation that lies behind the clothes sold on the UK high street.

Taking Liberties.pdf

Stop the Bulldozers

November 2012

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

Stop the Bulldozers, JCB report, 2012.pdf

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