Up Front: Blood Banks

April 2009

UK high street banks have come under fire for their role in causing the economic meltdown. But the lack of regulation which led to the current crisis is also behind an even deadlier scandal. For years UK high street banks have been funding the arms trade, a lethal business which fuels conflict around the world.

blood_banks.pdf

Beyond the London Summit

June 2009

In this paper Put People First assesses the outcomes of the G20 London Summit on 1 April 2009 and the UK government's progress towards the 12 recommendations set out by the Put People First platform in March 2009.

Beyond the London Summit.pdf

Banking on Bloodshed

October 2008

UK high street banks’ complicity in the arms trade

Banking on Bloodshed.pdf

Avoiding Avoidance

December 2012

The UK government is slashing spending on vital public services and welfare, increasing poverty and inequality. At a time when vulnerable people are bearing the brunt of the cuts, the UK government is making it easier for multinational companies to cut their tax bills.

Every year the UK government loses out on £25 billion in revenue to tax avoidance by large companies and rich individuals. These tax dodgers act as giant parasites, sucking profits out and leaving the rest of society paying the price.

Avoiding Avoidance UPDATE - 21-01-13.pdf

Annual Review 2010

January 2010

War on Want's 2010 Annual Review shows how we sustained our work at record levels over the past year.

annual.review.2010.pdf

Annual Review 2009

January 2009

A comprehensive review of our successes during the year

Annual Review 2009 - War on Want.pdf

Anglo American - The Alternative Report

August 2007

Read about Anglo American's activities around the world and how they profit from conflict

Anglo American - The Alternative Report.pdf

The Great Game

February 2011

The reality of Britain's war in Afghanistan

afghanistan_the_great_game_war_on_want.pdf

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