Resources

Western Sahara Briefing

June 2003

History and background of Western Sahara, which for more than 25 years has been denied its basic right to self-determination.

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Fighting Palestinian Poverty

June 2003

Download the full survey of the economic and social impact of the Israeli occupation on the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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Sweatships

November 2002

War on Want and the International Transport Workers' Federation report on the exploitation and discrimination of the cruise ship industry that hides its true colours behind glossy brochure and TV ads.

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Costing the Casino

March 2002

An in-depth look at how the world's biggest banks use the world financial system to speculate on currency movements that sparked economic meltdown in Russia, South East Asia and South America.

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Water For Sale

February 2002

Workers examine the extreme effects of privatisation in South Africa.

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The Robin Hood Tax

September 2001

Taxing the trade in currencies is now widely recognised as an important capital control, plus a means to raise funds for public policy objectives. This expert report investigates how the revenues from the Tobin Tax could help towards ending global poverty.

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Profits Out of Poverty?

January 1986

The groundbreaking War on Want publication that exposed the role of British banks in Latin America's debt crisis and launched the campaign for debt cancellation.

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Women Working Worldwide

January 1985

The international division of labour in the electronics, clothing and textiles industries

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The Struggle for Southern Africa

September 1981

Can the Frontline States Escape Apartheid's Stranglehold?

A joint report published by War on Want and Liberation on the threat posed by South Africa to its neighbours, at the height of the global struggle against apartheid.

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Now You Do Know

December 1980

An independent report on racial oppression in Britain, published by the campaigns arm of War on Want.

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Responding to the UK's abstention from the UN General Assembly vote on the Protection of the Palestinian Civilian Population, War on Want's senior campaigner on militarism and security Ryvka Barnard, said: 
 
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