War on Want conference at SU London

Recently SU London played host to the annual War on Want conference entitlted “Fight Supermarket Power”. The free event served as part of SU London’s community service initiative and focused on the growing power of supermarkets and the international food trade to set prices and wage restrictions. The day included discussions and debates on combating global poverty spawned by unfair supermarket practices and workshops on alternatives to the supermarket. Speakers attending the event included Alex Kawakami of the Landless Workers’ Movement in Brazil, Professor Tim Lang, lecturer on food policy studies at City University, Joanne Crouch, anti-Agrexco activist and Jack Dromey, deputy general secretary of Unite the Union.

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