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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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Celebrating the Grunwick strike 40 years on

20 August 2018 - 1:30pm

It's been 40 years since the Grunwick strike ended. On this day in 1976, six Asian women workers at Grunwick factory walked out in protest over the sacking of a fellow worker. The strikers were challenging racist and sexist abuse, and poverty wages.

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