Join the food sovereignty revolution

October 2011

The global food system is in crisis. Decisions about what is produced, what is consumed and who has access to food are defined by multinational corporations that control the entire food chain.

Join the Food Sovereignty Revolution.pdf

Ignoring the Law

June 2009

Despite the passage of the 2006 Labour Law, conditions for Banlagdeshi garment workers remain dire. This briefing paper outlines how workers in Bangladesh's sweatshops toil in unsafe factories while earning paltry wages and having few or no benefits.

Ignoring the Law - Labour Rights Violations and the Bangladeshi Garment Industry.pdf

Honest Accounts?

July 2014

The true story of Africa's billion dollar losses

Honest-Accounts-report-v4-web.pdf

Growing Pains

March 2007

The human cost of cut flowers in British supermarkets

Growing Pains.pdf

Amargo Florecer

March 2007

El costo humano de la venta de flores en los supermercados británicos

Growing Pains Spanish.pdf

Globeleq - The Alternative Report

September 2006

Globeleq was set up by DFID as part of its strategy of “promoting the private sector in the developing world”. Yet the involvement of international power companies in developing countries has been deeply problematic

Globeleq - The Alternative Report.pdf

Global Europe

April 2008

This brief examines the EU's double attack on developing countries and the European social model itself

Global Europe EUs Double attack.pdf

Global Europe - A Critique

December 2006

War on Want's four-page response to the European Commission's new 'Global Europe' strategy

Global Europe - A Critique.pdf

Global Crisis Leaflet

December 2008

Time for a Clean Start

Global Crisis leaflet.pdf

Getting Away With Murder

February 2008

The need for action on UK Private Military and Security Companies

Getting Away with Murder.pdf

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