Tuesday, 18 June , 2024

multinationals

Drug giants fined $11bn for criminal wrongdoing

Fines are not enough to reform drug industry, warn lawyers By Jeremy Laurance 19 September 2012 The global pharmaceutical industry has racked up fines of more than...

Former advertising executive reveals junk food-pushing tactics

Dan Parker spent two decades working with ‘big food’ corporations – until obesity-related type 2 diabetes made him decide to change direction By Sarah Boseley A...

Pharma Multinationals and Imperialism

"I do give a damn" After years of writing superior spy thrillers, author David Cornwell, aka John Le Carré, has evolved into an impassioned political...

Shell Accused of Committing Horrific Crimes in Nigeria’s Ogoniland

Saro-Wiwa, who led a nonviolent campaign against environmental degradation of the land and waters of Ogoniland by Shell was executed by the Nigerian military...

Nuclear Madness

April 5, 2017 This Madness Deserves a Protest: an Inside Account at US Nuclear Weapons Strategy by Joan Roelofs “In contrast to the Soviet Union, the United...

Committing Geocide: Climate Change And Corporate Capture By Susan George

I am not here to promote the deep ecology view. I am here rather to introduce and define what I see as a new phenomenon in the history of humankind. I call it Geocide. Geocide is the collective action of a single species among millions of other species which is changing planet Earth to the point that it can become unrecognisable and unfit for life. This species is committing geocide against all components of nature, whether microscopic organisms, plants, animals or against itself, homo sapiens, humankind.

Trying to become owners of Life – Bayer/Monsanto’s marriage in hell

"This new mega corporation would be the world's biggest seed maker and pesticide company, defying important antitrust protections and giving it unacceptable control over critical aspects of our food supply—undermining consumer choice and the freedom and stability of farmers worldwide," said Anne Isakowitsch, head of international corporate watchdog SumOfUs.

Which Corporations control the world?

A surprisingly small number of corporations control massive global market shares. How many of the brands below do you use? It’s a Small World at...

Klein on Clinton

The Problem With Hillary Clinton Isn’t Just Her Corporate Cash. It’s Her Corporate Worldview. Clinton is uniquely unsuited to the epic task of confronting the...

Going Underground: John Hilary talks #TTIP (Video)

Going Underground on the the EU-US trade deal – TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership). Discussing the recent debate in parliament, John Hilary, Executive Director of...