Multinational Monitor

MAR/APR 2005
VOL 26 No. 3


Chamber of Horrors: The US Chamber of Commerce Leads the Campaign to Eviscerate Victims' Rights to Sue
by Emily Gottlieb

Winning the White House in the "Lawsuit Lottery:" The Bush-Rove Ticket to Power
by Andrew Wheat

Unfair Competition: Big Business Guts California's Landmark Consumer Protection Law
by Carmen Balber

Unequal Justice: The Hidden Gendered Impact of "Tort Reform"
by Darshana Patel

Junk Food's Health Crusade: How Ronald McDonald Became a Health Ambassador, and Other Stories
by Michele Simon

Pulping Cambodia: Asia Pulp & Paper and the Threat to Cambodia's Forests
by Luke Reynolds

Terror as Anti-Union Strategy: The Violent Suppression of Labor Rights in Colombia
by Anastasia Moloney


Smoking Guns and the Law: Litigation and the Humbling of Big Tobacco
an interview with Richard Daynard


Letters to the Editor

Behind the Lines

Bringing Justice to Big Business

The Front
The Wolfowitz Card - Australia's Oil Grab

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Names In the News



Organizations Publications
Center for Justice & Democracy
P.O. Box 3326
Church Street Station
New York, NY 10008

The Foundation for Taxpayer &
Consumer Rights

1750 Ocean Park Boulevard
Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Public Citizen
1600 20th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

Association of Trial Lawyers
of America

1050 31st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007

Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036

Texans for Public Justice
609 West 18th Street, Suite E
Austin, TX 78701

American Tort Reform Association
1101 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036

Institute for Legal Reform
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20062

National Organization for Women
1100 H Street, NW, 3rd floor
Washington, DC 20005

Tobacco Control Resource Center
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Cushing Hall, Suite 117
Boston, MA 02115

Human Rights Watch
350 Fifth Avenue, 34th floor
New York, NY 10118

World Wildlife Fund
1250 24th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037

702 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Global Witness
P.O. Box 6042
London, N19 5WP, UK

Justice for Colombia
9 Arkwright Road
London, NW3 6AB, UK

Colombia Solidarity Network
c/o Denver Justice & Peace
901 West 14th Avenue, Suite 7
Denver, CO 80204

International Confederation of
Free Trade Unions (ICFTU)

5 Boulevard du Roi Albert II, Bte 1
1210 Brussels, Belgium

National Trade Union School

Apartado Aéreo: 12175
Medellín - COLOMBIA

Center for Informed Food Choices
P.O. Box 16053
Oakland, CA 94610

Commercial Alert
4110 SE Hawthorne Boulevard, #123
Portland, OR 97214

Campaign For A
Commercial-Free Childhood

Judge Baker Children's Center
53 Parker Hill Avenue
Boston, MA 02120 Center for Science
in the Public Interest

1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20009

50 Years is Enough
3628 12th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20017

European Network on Debt and
Development (Eurodad)

Avenue Louise 176, 8th Floor
1050 Brussels

Jubilee South
49-B Mapagbigay Street
Central District, Quezon City

Jubilee USA
222 East Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20003

Friends of the Earth International
P.O. Box 19199
1000 GD Amsterdam

Essential Action
P.O. Box 19405
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: Coalition of Immokalee Workers
P.O. Box 603
Immokalee, FL 34143

601 E. Street NW
Washington, DC 20049

Economic Policy Institute
1660 L Street NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: Africa Action
1634 I Street, NW, Suite 810
Washington, DC 20006

Divest Sudan

In Defense of Tort Law
By Thomas Koenig and
Michael Rustad
New York:
New York University Press, 2001

Why Lawsuits Are Good for America:
Disciplined Democracy, Big Business
and the Common Law

By Carl Bogus
New York:
New York University Press, 2001

The Transformation of American
Law 1870-1960: The Crisis of
Legal Orthodoxy
By Morton Horwitz
New York: Oxford University Press, 1994

No Contest: Corporate Lawyers and
the Perversion of Justice in America

By Ralph Nader and Wesley Smith
New York: Random House, 1999

Bush’s Brain: How Karl Rove
Made George W. Bush Presidential

By James Moore and Wayne Slater
Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2003

Civil Warriors: The Legal Siege
on the Tobacco Industry

By Dan Zegart
New York: Delta, 2001

Cornered: Big Tobacco
at the Bar of Justice

By Peter Pringle
New York: Henry Holt, 1998

The People v. Big Tobacco:
How the States Took on the
Tobacco Giants

By Carrick Mollenkamp,
Adam Levy, Joseph Menn,
Jeffrey Rothfeder
Princeton, New Jersey:
Bloomberg Press, 1998

A Civil Action
by Jonathan Harr
New York: Vintage, 1996

Nightmare: Women and
the Dalkon Shield

by Susan Perry, Jim Dawson
New York: Macmillan, 1985

Consuming Kids: The Hostile
Takeover of Childhood

By Susan Linn
New York: The New Press, 2004

Food Politics: How the Food
Industry Influences Nutrition
and Health

By Marion Nestle
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2003

Reinventing the World Bank
Jonathan Pincus and
Jeffrey Winters, eds.
Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2002

Masters of Illusion: The World
Bank and the Poverty of Nations

By Catherine Caufield
New York: Henry Holt, 1996

Mortgaging the Earth:
The World Bank, Environmental
Impoverishment, and the Crisis
of Development

By Bruce Rich
Boston: Beacon Press, 1994

East Timor’s Unfinished Struggle:
Inside the Timorese Resistance

By Constancio Pinto
Cambridge, MA:
South End Press, 1996

“Irresponsible Care: The Failure of the Chemical Industry to Protect the Public from Chemical Accidents
By Meghan Purvis and Julia Bauler
Washington, DC: U.S. Public Interest Research Group, 2004


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