Spring edition of Up Front out now: Why we won't be silenced

11 April 2018 - 3:15pm
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War on Want’s values and our mission are the same today as when we were founded: to be a radical and fearless force for equality and social justice.

In this edition of Up Front, read about how in the face of threats and bans, we won’t be silenced in the fight for global justice. We also focus on our food sovereignty work in North Africa and West Asia, introduce you to some of the powerful women we work with resisting oppression, and update you on our impactful trade democracy campaign. Read too some highlights from the past few months, including Israeli Apartheid Week and how our partner in Papua New Guinea is fighting for land rights.

Read the latest edition of Up Front now.

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Parliament fails to win democratic oversight on trade

17 July 2018 - 4:00pm

Responding to votes on scrutiny of trade agreements in the Trade Bill, senior trade campaigner at War on Want Jean Blaylock, says: “Democratic oversight of trade is not rocket science. MEPs in the European Parliament and members of Congress get an automatic vote on trade deals. Why shouldn’t MPs?

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Fox concessions fail to give MPs a ‘meaningful say’ over post-Brexit trade

17 July 2018 - 12:45pm

"Today’s concessions by Liam Fox fall well short of taking back control."

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