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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

Up Front: 60 Years

June 2008

This magazine marks the 60th anniversary of the 'nakba', or catastrophe, in which hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were driven from their homes in the displacement that made the state of Israel possible

UpFront - 60 years Palestine.pdf

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

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Comment: Supreme Court must find for worker's rights in gig economy case

20 February 2018 - 11:30am

Speaking ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on the ‘Pimlico Plumbers’ Gig Economy Case, Owen Espley Labour Rights campaigner at War on Want said:

“The supreme court case must confirm what many courts have already decided, that claiming these workers were self-employed is a ploy to dodge taxes and deny worker’s rights, such as holiday and sick pay.

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War on Want's commitment to safeguarding and code of conduct

16 February 2018 - 10:30am

The recent reports regarding the conduct of staff working for international humanitarian and development charities focussing on Oxfam, is a crucial reminder of the importance that charities should place on ensuring effective policies and practices in safeguarding, including commitments to recognise and uphold the dignity of local communities that the sector works with.

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