Cultural Resistance: youth at the frontlines

March 2015

This resource pack is a valuable tool for any educator who wishes to challenge people to look at the world around them with fresh eyes, and to apply their creative energy towards social justice issues. It includes workshop ideas and tools produced by experienced performance poets who are part of the Spoken Word Education Programme, as well as sample poems produced by workshop participants.

Cultural Resistance Booklet - Web Use.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

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

Honest Accounts?

July 2014

The true story of Africa's billion dollar losses


G4S securing profits, globalising injustice

July 2014

G4S, the world’s largest private security company, represents the new ideology of security in a neoliberal world. The company’s rapid growth is driven by the privatisation of security, warfare, prisons and a range of public services.

G4S securing profits, globalising injustice

Polluted promises: how Shell failed to clean up Ogoniland

May 2014

Shell is responsible for a toxic legacy in the Niger Delta. People are dying and have no clean water because Shell destroyed their environment by drilling for oil.

Communities report oil crusts on their land, rotten crops and poisoned fish. Emergency water supplies have not been delivered, forcing local residents to drink oil-polluted water.

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) published a report in 2011 concluding that Shell had failed to take sufficient action to clean up and set out initial steps to rectify the damage.


Life Under Occupation

April 2014

A report of the first parliamentary visit to Occupied Western Sahara, February 2014

Life Under Occupation, Western Sahara delegation report, 2014.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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