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Case against anti-drone protestors collapses

4 December 2015 - 10:45am

All charges against 19 anti-drone protestors have been dropped, after the Crown Prosecution Service admitted there was no realistic prospect of conviction.

New TTIP ‘transparency’ agenda still leaves public in the dark

3 December 2015 - 11:00am

This week’s concession to create more access to secretive EU-US trade deal documents falls woefully short of any meaningful transparency for the 500 million people of Europe.

EU MUST SUPERSIZE ACTION ON TAX

3 December 2015 - 9:45am

The European Commission’s investigation into McDonald's dodgy tax practices is long overdue. For too long McDonald's has been driving-thru without paying: creaming off profits and serving an unhappy meal of poverty wages and zero hour contracts.  

Taxpayers are lovin’ it: EU to investigate McDonald’s

3 December 2015 - 8:15am

European Commission opens state aid investigation into McDonald’s tax arrangements.

EU-US trade deal a danger to public health

26 November 2015 - 12:15am

New hard hitting film, Death on a plate: TTIP, meat inspections and your food, lays bare the grave threat TTIP poses to the food we eat.

Labour Party votes not to renew its G4S contract

23 November 2015 - 5:00pm

War on Want welcomes the news that the Labour Party has voted not to renew its contract with G4S, a company that is complicit in Israeli violations of human rights.

‘Corporate Courts’ still alive, EC rejects demands of people and UN

12 November 2015 - 2:15pm

The European Commission’s proposal for an ‘Investment Court System' is not an alternative system to investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) – it is simply a new version of ISDS. Nobody will be fooled by this cosmetic reform.

Palestinians Boycott Boris

11 November 2015 - 2:15pm

Is it any wonder Palestinians in the West Bank have denied Boris Johnson a platform, when he continues to deny the brutality of Israeli Apartheid and the global movement for Palestinian rights.

Boris Johnson's attack on BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions)

9 November 2015 - 5:30pm

Instead of whitewashing Israel’s crimes against the Palestinian people, Mr Johnson should be using his trip to urge Israel to abide by international law.

LuxLeaks One Year On: Time to Blow the Whistle on Tax Dodgers

4 November 2015 - 12:00am

While the whistleblowers face prison, tax dodgers continue to laugh all the way to the bank. The global tax system remains firmly rigged in favour of big business.

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