C O N T E N T S
Liberalization Hits Roadblock
- by Bonnie Potter
A recent strike by Brazilian metalworkers was crushed by the military government. The
move may signal a setback for the country's program of political liberalization.
Ludwig's Castle: Built on Sand?
- by Shelton Davis
Anthropologist Shelton Davis explores the problems of D.K. Ludwig's tree farming project in
the Brazilian Amazon, and argues for an alternative development strategy for the region.
Toward Third World Energy Independence
- An interview with Michael Tanzer
An internationally renowned oil economist discusses corporate control over international
petroleum production and the prospects for Third World oil self-reliance.
South Africa's Mineral Might
- by James Ridgeway
An examination of the evolution and extent of Western mineral dependence on South Africa.
Overseas Chinese Aid Mainland
- by Jonathan Ratner
Second of a two-part series on the status of China's policies toward foreign investors.
Corporations Battle Moon Treaty
Strike Hits Irish Smelter
Filmmaker Takes on the Multinationals
Conference Details Foreign Aid Benefits