When Work Isn't 'Work'

August 2012

Fighting for workers' rights in the informal economy

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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.

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Up Front: Sweat Shop

December 2007

Download our new magazine focusing on sweatshops and the companies that need to be held to account

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Up Front: 60 years fighting global poverty

April 2011

We’ve redesigned Up Front, our magazine for supporters, for our 60th anniversary year so that we can bring you more good news of how your support is helping in the fight for global justice

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