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

Time for a New Deal

June 2007

Social dialogue and the informal economy in Zambia

Time for a New Deal.pdf

The State of Tea

March 1974

"A War on Want investigation into Sri Lanka's tea industry and the plight of the estate workers"

the state of tea 1974.pdf

The Living Wage

September 2013

Winning the fight for social justice

The Living Wage - War on Want.PDF

The Hunger Games

December 2012

This report reveals how DFID has been using hundreds of millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money with the express purpose of extending the power of agribusiness over the production of food, especially in sub-Saharan Africa.

The Hunger Games 2012.pdf

The G8 - A study in power

July 2005

The G8 are gathering in Gleneagles, but what do they hope to achieve?

The G8 - a study in power.pdf

The Baby Killer

March 1974

War on Want was the first organisation to draw attention to the damage caused by baby milk companies with its groundbreaking 1974 publication The Baby Killer.



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War on Want continues to stand with our partners, as we did back then in 1960, in their fight against the root causes of racism – neo-colonialism and neoliberalism.

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“From garment factories to rural communities, women are the resistance.”

21 March 2018 - 3:00pm

Written by Marienna Pope-Weidemann and originally published in Red Pepper. 

Meet the women activists from around the world taking up the fight for social justice. By Marienna Pope-Weidemann from War on Want.

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