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Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
COAT is a national network of individuals and organizations in Canada that began in late 1988 to organize opposition to ARMX '89, which was the country's largest weapons bazaar. COAT has continued to expose and oppose Canada's rol...
CorpWatch
CorpWatch provides news, analysis, research tools and action resources to respond to corporate activity around the globe, and also talks with people who are directly affected by corporate abuses as well as with others fighting for...

News Releases

Companies that cooperate with dictatorships must be sanctioned
2011-09-06
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the criminal cooperation that exists between many western companies, especially those operating in the new technology area, and authoritarian regimes.

Sources Select Resources

Abandoning the Public Interest
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2000
The neo-liberal drive to cut red tape is costing lives. Exposing the hidden costs of deregulation and privatization.
Companies that cooperate with dictatorships must be sanctioned
Sources News Release
Article
2011
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the criminal cooperation that exists between many western companies, especially those operating in the new technology area, and authoritarian regimes.
Corporate Corruption And The Special Interest State
Regulatory Capture at the FCC
Rosen, David
Article
2013
Counter Punch
With Tom Wheeler's nomination, expect pro big-telecom policies such as ending net neutrality, further industry consolidation, limiting meaningful competition and increasing user fees, among other poli...
Corporate money preventing all-out campaign to stop global warming
fillmore, Nick
Article
2013
Highly-regarded former Toronto Mayor David Miller says he is "very excited" about becoming the new President and CEO of the World Wildlife Fund-Canada in September. But there are questions about wheth...
The Corporate State and Manufactured Dependence
Sure, It Can Get Worse...It's Happening Right Before Our Eyes
Urie, Rob
Article
2013
CounterPunch
The 'resistance is futile' mindset that supports plutocrats and the global corporations they own assumes the existing order is the only possible order and the costs of resistance are too great because...
The FTAA and the WTO: the meta-program for global corporate rule
McMurtry, John
Article
2001
The deepest and most systemic threat to civil and planetary life the world has ever faced is underway. Behind the disasters of regional economies and planetary ecosystems melting down, the threat is d...
Monsanto: Contamination By All Means Necessary
Todhuner, Colin
Article
2013
What happens when you allow commercial interests free rein over a nation state's food and agricultural policies? Consumers and farmers end up paying the price.
Monsanto and Ukraine
GM Food, Ukraine and the Return of Hill + Knowlton
Nelson, Joyce
Article
2014
CounterPunch
The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), under terms of their $17 billion loan to Ukraine, will force that country to permit genetically-modified (GM) crops and genetically-modified o...
The State as Protection Racket
Chapters in the History of Daylight Robbery
Wilkinson, T.P.
Article
2010
CounterPunch
The debate about the current global economic "crisis" is obscenely counterintuitive and illogical to the point of incoherence. Who is willing to 'follow the money"? This dictum appears utterly forgott...
Too Big to Jail
Not Too Big to Resist
DeWalt, Dan
Article
2013
Counterpunch
US rich evade punishment while the poor are criminalized in the two-tier justice system.
Transpacific Partnership and Monsanto
Chicherio, Barbara
Article
2013
The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has the potential to become the biggest regional Free Trade Agreement in history, both in economic size and the ability to quietly add more countries in addition to...

Sources Bookshelf

Press for Conversion #45
July 2001
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2001
This issue looks at the origins of corporate globalization and contains many informative articles that explore the important links between war, militarism, big business and the increasing power that c...
Taking the Risk Out of Democracy
Corporate Propaganda versus Freedom and Liberty
Carey, Alex
Book
1995
The twentieth-century history of corporate propaganda practiced by U.S. businesses and the ways in which such corporate propaganda was exported to, and adopted by, other western democracies especially...
Telling the Truth
Socialist Register 2006
Panitch, Leo; Keys, Colin (eds.)
Book
2005
A collection of essays that examines the difficulties of illuminating the degenerative and secretive nature of public life.

Media

Press for Conversion
To oppose Canadian military exports and promote conversion of military industries and bases. Projects: anti-war toys, nuclear weapons research, links with Third World NGOs, opposing weapons bazaars.


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