The Baby Killer

March 1974

War on Want was the first organisation to draw attention to the damage caused by baby milk companies with its groundbreaking 1974 publication The Baby Killer.

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The babaçu breakers of Brazil

November 2007

Fighting for the protection of the forest and their way of life

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Tax Havens Briefing

August 2003

Uncover the hidden world of financial globalisation with our Tax Havens briefing paper. Read how big business avoids paying its dues through the offshore banking system and how this impacts on development.

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Taking Liberties

December 2010

This report, published jointly with Labour Behind the Label, provides yet another example of the exploitation that lies behind the clothes sold on the UK high street.

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Stop the Bulldozers

November 2012

JCB's complicity in Israel’s crimes against the Palestinian people

PDF icon Stop the Bulldozers, JCB report, 2012.pdf

Stitched Up

August 2011

Women workers in the Bangladeshi garment sector

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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.

PDF icon Sour Grapes wine report.pdf

Only the Little People Pay Tax

February 2013

The UK government is slashing spending on vital public services and welfare, increasing poverty and inequality. At a time when vulnerable people are bearing the brunt of the cuts, the UK government is making it easier for multinational companies to cut their tax bills.

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Race to the Bottom

March 2012

Olympic sportswear companies’ exploitation of Bangladeshi workers

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Right to the City

November 2013

At its heart, the Right to the City is more than just improving people’s neighbourhoods and housing, or improving the city and its surroundings. It is about democratic control over the city, with the right to access, occupy and use urban space.

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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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