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A full list of STWR's publications as well as related news, articles and blogs can be found below. You can filter the content using the 'category' or 'topics' links in the menu on the left. 

Report / 31st January 2006

Arguably the most comprehensive and solutions-oriented analysis of critical global economic issues to date was a report by the Independent Commission on International Development Issues, chaired by Willy Brandt (former Chancellor of West Germany) in 1980 - widely referred to as the 'Brandt Report'.

Article / 2nd January 2006

In the early 1980s Willy Brandt created an Independent Commission to study world poverty. Brandt was concerned that the prevailing economic system was the cause of immense poverty, suffering and degradation. ...

News / 21st July 2005

A letter from one of the UK's leading politcal activists Bruce Kent, endorsing the principle of sharing and the activities of STWR.

News / 1st July 2005

A letter from Dr. Jack Preger MBE, founder of the humanitarian NGO, Calcutta Rescue, endorsing the work of STWR

Article / 1st February 2005

World public opinion has shifted since the Asian tsunami. People have been so moved by the plight of the people in the devastated areas that they have begun to talk about poverty and injustice in other parts of the world, such as Africa. The time is ripe to re-examine the recommendations of the Brandt Report, writes Mohammed Mesbahi and Dr. Angela Paine.