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Up Front: Blood Banks

April 2009

UK high street banks have come under fire for their role in causing the economic meltdown. But the lack of regulation which led to the current crisis is also behind an even deadlier scandal. For years UK high street banks have been funding the arms trade, a lethal business which fuels conflict around the world.

blood_banks.pdf

Trading Away Our Jobs

March 2009

How free trade threatens employment around the world

Trading Away Our Jobs.pdf

Sour Grapes

February 2009

Conditions for those working in the wine industry have deteriorated. Many wine workers come from the poorest sections of society and suffer from low wages, insecure working conditions, harassment and lack of housing.

Sour Grapes wine report.pdf

Up Front: System Failure

January 2009

The global system is in crisis. With many of the world’s major economies now sliding into recession, the slowdown will affect all countries over the coming year. Yet world leaders have responded by trying to preserve the system that is responsible for the crisis.

UpFront - System Failure.pdf

Annual Review 2009

January 2009

A comprehensive review of our successes during the year

Annual Review 2009 - War on Want.pdf

Global Crisis Leaflet

December 2008

Time for a Clean Start

Global Crisis leaflet.pdf

Fashion Victims II

December 2008

How UK clothing retailers are keeping workers in poverty

Fashion Victims II.pdf

Banking on Bloodshed

October 2008

UK high street banks’ complicity in the arms trade

Banking on Bloodshed.pdf

Up Front: Rough Trade

September 2008

Rich countries dominate international trade talks, demanding more and more concessions from poorer and less powerful states. War on Want is campaigning alongside those most affected by globalisation

UpFront - Rough Trade.pdf

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