Category: Corporations

Pete Dolack: Trans-Pacific Partnership says if a corporation claims it’s true, it must be true

Allowing the TPP to pass means nothing less than an end to democracy and a world where corporate power and money becomes more dominant than ever, where corporate profits are codified in law to be above all other human concerns

Shepherd Bliss: Water or Wine?

California’s Drought & Water Competition

Rafael Pepper-Clarke: Is Pearson Another Word For Stalker?

A 5th grader looks at the right to privacy

Stephen Greenberg: Grabbing Africa’s seeds

USAID, EU and Gates Foundation back agribusiness seed takeover

avatar
Jérôme Roos: Monster bubbles: the delayed crisis of casino capitalism resurfaces

While the rest of us linger in “secular stagnation,” the speculators at Wall Street are having a field day

Ana-Maria Dima: On the Use and Abuse of Volunteerism

Walk around London and you will notice the many posters endorsed by the Mayor of London encouraging people to volunteer to increase their career chances. Volunteering at football clubs helps doctors become better at their jobs while volunteering at a zoo will help aspiring zookeepers find employment. Whatever you may want to do professionally in Read more…

avatar
George Monbiot: Hard Graft

The power of global finance and the immense wealth of the global elite are founded on corruption, and the beneficiaries have an interest in framing the question to excuse themselves

avatar
Sue Sturgis: Governors’ Big Oil-Assisted Lobbying Pays Off

The Obama administration released its draft five-year plan for oil and gas development on the Outer Continental Shelf and for the first time it includes waters off the coasts of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, But environmental advocates blasted it for putting coastal ecosystems and economies at risk.

avatar
Russell Mokhiber: Duke Energy Pleads Guilty In Coal Ash Spill

Duke Energy will plead guilty to federal criminal charges in connection with last year’s coal ash spill in the Dan River as well as other unauthorized discharges. You wouldn’t have known about the guilty plea from reading America’s leading newspapers

avatar
Jonathan Cook: Peter Oborne opens a media can of worms

Dependency on advertising is inherent in the very model of a so-called “free press” owned by profit-hungry media conglomerates

1 2 3 111
WP-Backgrounds by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann