Category: Globalization

Martha Rosenberg: Making People Unhealthier Across the Globe

Developing countries are a hot market for Big Food’s high-calorie junk food

Noam Chomsky: Neoliberalism Is Destroying Our Democracy

How elites on both sides of the political spectrum have undermined our social, political, and environmental commons

Ben Dangl: Failing to Protect Environmental Activists

Four environmental activists were murdered each week in 2016 for defending their communities

Lawrence King: Monopoly Power into Political Power

Interview on how the pharma industry converts intellectual property rights into inordinate profits and uses these for political power to maintain its privileged position

Jake Johnson: Climate ‘Criminals’

“We should be naming these hurricanes after Exxon and Chevron, not Harvey and Irma”

Eliza Egret: West Papua’s silent genocide

The brutal occupation of West Papua is under-reported – but UK and US corporations are profiting from the violence

Zephyr Teachout: Fired for Fighting the Power of Google

Google’s actions make it more important than ever that we stand up to fight monopolies. At the end of the day, this is about freedom

Adam Johnson: Free Publicity to Mercenary Profiteer

The New York Times turned over a large chunk of the most precious opinion space in the English-speaking world to mercenary entrepreneur Erik Prince, so he could promote his plan to privatize and profit from the US occupation of Afghanistan

Katharine Hayhoe: I was an Exxon-funded climate scientist

ExxonMobil’s deliberate attempts to sow doubt on the reality and urgency of climate change and their donations to front groups to disseminate false information about climate change have been public knowledge for a long time, now. Investigative reports in 2015 revealed that Exxon had its own scientists doing its own climate modeling as far back Read more…

Sophia Johnson: Ivy League PR Firm

Consumers lose when professors get their marching orders from Big Ag and Big Food

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