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27 July 2015 - 12:15pm

John Hilary talks #TTIP on Going Underground

Today's broadcast of Going Underground features an extended interview with War on Want's Executive Director, John Hilary, on TTIP. 

Watch here from 3 minutes in:

 

 

24 July 2015 - 10:45am

International People’s Conference on Mining

EVENT DATE: 30 July -1 August 2015

Location: Manila-Philippines 

War on Want will be joining around 100 people from 28 countries at the International People’s Conference on Mining in Manila. 

24 July 2015 - 10:45am

Arms sales to Israel: The UK government can’t be trusted

Until the UK government applies its own criteria to the arms trade, we need to keep up our own public review process to hold our government to its word.

23 July 2015 - 10:30am

“You’re on your own mate”

How Osbornomics sacrifices basic needs to the market.

George Osborne’s turned a sleight of hand trick by announcing what he called a ‘living wage’ in his budget. Yet if you look behind the spin, 'osbornornomics' far from prioritises basic needs it leaves us alone as we face the market.

22 July 2015 - 4:30pm

High Court rules to lift ban on protests at Israeli drone factory

The High Court today lifted a ban on protests taking place within a 250 metre 'forbidden zone' around an arms factory in Shenstone, Staffordshire. 

22 July 2015 - 12:15am

Campaigners gagged by draconian injunction head to the High Court

Campaigners go to the High Court today in a bid to overturn an injunction forbidding protest at an arms factory in Shenstone, Staffordshire. 

17 July 2015 - 12:15pm

UK government: Business as usual in sending arms to Israel

In the midst of Israel’s brutal bombing of Gaza last year, the UK government announced that it would review 12 military export licences for items which could have been used in the Israeli military attacks on Palestinians. The 11-month review resulted in no export licence suspensions and an announcement on Wednesday that no 'additional measures' will be applied.

 

15 July 2015 - 12:00pm

Video: The Housing Assembly - Decent Housing for All

Twenty one years after apartheid ended, South Africa is still one of the most unequal societies in the world. Housing is at the core of this inequality and it is visibly reflected in the overcrowded Eastern Suburbs of Cape Town.

14 July 2015 - 5:45pm

Glencore’s exit from the Philippines

Glencore has sold its shares of the gold-copper Tampakan mine after about five years of facing a ban on open-pit mining in the Philippines.

14 July 2015 - 7:30am

TTIP will force all Europeans to take Greece's medicine

If the Greek crisis has shown how the institutions of the EU will stop at nothing to force through their own brand of capitalist discipline, TTIP is confirmation that we will all soon be tasting the same medicine. John Hilary previews this week's 10th round of EU-US negotiations for politics.co.uk

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