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

Up Front - TTIP dealer takes all

October 2014

The secret trade deal set to take our jobs, our public services and our democracy.

UP FRONT - TTIP Dealer takes all.pdf

Up Front: The New Frontlines of War

March 2014

Across the world, companies are actively fuelling armed conflict in resouce-rich countries

Up Front - The New Frontlines of War - War on Want - web version.pdf

Up Front: Sweatshops and the Olympics

March 2012

The global sportswear brands abusing workers’ rights and our campaign to stop them

Up Front - Sweatshops and the Olympics.pdf

Up Front: Privatisation of War

September 2012

With the recent furore over private security contractor G4S failing to supply the required number of security personnel for the Olympics, this issue of Up Front looks deeper into the murky underworld of private military and security companies.

Up Front - Privatisation of War.pdf

Up Front: Food Justice

August 2009

For over a billion people across the developing world, farming is a way of life, providing food, income and a sense of community rooted in generations of tradition. Yet in recent years this way of life is being threatened by unfair trade rules and the rise of corporate farming. Alongside our partners across the world, War on Want is fighting for food justice.

Up Front - Food Justice.pdf

Up Front: Bangladesh safety campaign

September 2013

Western brands’ failure to ensure workplace safety and our campaign to hold them to account

Up Front - Bangladesh Safety Campaign - War on Want.pdf

Unhappy Meal - €1 Billion in Tax Avoidance on the Menu at McDonald's

February 2015

This report outlines in detail the tax avoidance strategy adopted by McDonald’s and its tax impact both throughout Europe and in major markets like France, Italy, Spain and the U.K. 

Unhappy Meal.pdf

Trading Away Our Jobs

March 2009

How free trade threatens employment around the world

Trading Away Our Jobs.pdf


Latest news

Event: "Curfew" Contemporary dance by El-Funoun & Hawiyya

16 March 2018 - 5:30pm

War on Want is happy to be supporting “Curfew”, a contemporary dance production performed by El-Funoun (Palestine) and Hawiyya Dance Company (UK), presented by Arts Canteen. "Curfew" is a thought-provoking contemporary dance production that encourages individuals to self-reflect and take action in front of injustice.

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Families of massacred workers protest Lonmin’s final AGM tomorrow

13 March 2018 - 12:45pm

Families of massacred workers protest Lonmin’s final AGM tomorrow, saying corporate takeover doesn’t dissolve responsibility of mining company linked to South African president. 

Civil rights activist, bishop and lawyer representing workers at Marikana, South Africa, are in London this week to hold platinum mining company Lonmin to account over 2012 Massacre.

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