Amazon paid £0 in UK corporation tax last year. How do rich multinational corporations get away with paying little-to-no tax on their vast profits – and who is paying for the black hole this lost tax revenue leaves in public finances?
We are deeply concerned by the escalation of violence in the occupied Palestinian territory of the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, and Israel. This has resulted in an unacceptable loss of life — and we urge all parties, including the international community to work to stop the bloodshed.
A post-extractive approach understands that resources are finite and hold value beyond their monetary value, and that the process of extraction has costs far beyond the financial. Resource use must be justice-based, and prioritised raising living standards for the majority of people within planetary limits, rather than maximising profit for a few at any cost.
While 2022 has been a year of growing repression, worsening economic crisis and climate breakdown, War on Want’s partners, supporters and allies have continued to fight against the root causes of global inequality and injustice. 2022 has also been a year of resistance, unity, and struggle.