Fuelling Fear

May 2008

The human cost of biofuels in Colombia

Fuelling Fear.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

Up Front: On the Margins

March 2008

Our third magazine looks at people who do informal and unregulated work and how we can help workers overcome poverty and build a future for themselves

UpFront - On the Margins.pdf

Up Front: Private Armies

February 2008

In our second new look magazine, we examine the role that mercenary forces have been given in the Iraqi conflict

UpFront - Private Armies.pdf

Getting Away With Murder

February 2008

The need for action on UK Private Military and Security Companies

Getting Away with Murder.pdf

Up Front: Sweat Shop

December 2007

Download our new magazine focusing on sweatshops and the companies that need to be held to account

UpFront - Sweatshop.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

Fanning the Flames

November 2007

The role of British mining companies in conflict and the violation of human rights

Fanning the Flames.pdf

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The Ecologist: President Santos: environmental saint or sinner?

21 November 2017 - 11:00am

President Santos of Colombia recently won two international awards for championing peace and biodiversity despite criticism from campaigners who say he is "encouraging agro-industrial projects that displace local communities", writes Catherine Early at The Ecologist (20 November 2017).

Quoting War on Want's Seb Muñoz, Early writes about the controversies around Santos' contributions, including the issue of displacing indigenous people through destructive extraction industries:

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Rise, Resist, Renew: Alternatives to Mines & Money

20 November 2017 - 4:30pm

Between 25-30 November, we will be hosting frontline activists from Uganda, Philippines and Colombia to challenge the Mines and Money Conference in London – the premier space for the global mining industry and its destructive deals. Our speakers will be sharing stories of resistance, successes and alternatives to mining – and opposing mining violence and current threats from extracitivism in their communities. Join us!

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