Multinational Monitor

NOV/DEC 2006
VOL 27 NO. 6

FEATURES:

J'Accuse: The 10 Worst Corporations of 2007
by Russell Mokhiber and Robert Weissman

Meet the War Profiteers
by Charlie Cray

Multinationals to China: No New
Labor Rights

by Jeremy Brecher, Brendan Smith and
Tim Costello

Wall Street Rallies for Bush - And Seeks Payback
by Andrew Wheat

INTERVIEW:

King Coal's Dark Reign
An Interview with
Jeff Goodell

DEPARTMENTS:

Behind the Lines

Editorial
(No) Shame On the Street

The Front
Rural Bank Window Closed - Feudalism in Pakistan

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Book Note
Capitalism 3.0 - A Guide to Reclaiming the Commons

Names In the News

Resources

Organizations

International Baby Food
Action Network

International Code
Documentation Center
P.O. Box 19
10700 Penang
MALAYSIA
E-mail: ibfanpg@tm.net.my
www.ibfan.org

Baby Milk Action
34 Trumpington Street
Cambridge, CB2 1QY
UNITED KINGDOM
www.babymilkaction.org

Student Global AIDS
Campaign/Global Justice

1225 Connecticut Avenue NW
Suite 401
Washington, DC 20036
www.globaljusticenow.org
 
Health GAP
20 E. 9th Street, #18A
New York, NY 10003
E-mail: info@healthgap.org
www.healthgap.org

Doctors Without Borders
333 7th Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10001
www.doctorswithoutborders.org
www.accessmed-msf.org

Oxfam America
26 West Street
Boston, MA 02111
E-mail: info@oxfamamerica.org
www.oxfamamerica.org

Essential Action
P.O. Box 19405
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: action@essential.org
www.essentialaction.org

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
1400 Eye Street, Suite 1200
Washington DC 20005
www.tobaccofreekids.org

Action on Smoking
and Health - UK

102 Clifton Street
London
EC2A 4HW
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: enquiries@ash.org.uk
www.ash.org.uk

Framework Convention Alliance
c/o ASH-DC
2013 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
E-mail:FCA@globalink.org
www.fctc.org

Tobacco Control
Resource Center

Northeastern University Law School
400 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
www.tobacco.neu.edu

Corporate Accountability
International

256 Hanover Street
Boston, MA 02113
E-mail: info@stopcorporateabuse.org
www.stopcorporateabuse.org

The Corner House
Station Road
Sturminster Newton
Dorset DT10 1YJ
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: enquiries@thecornerhouse.org.uk
www.thecornerhouse.org.uk

Campaign Against Arms Trade
11 Goodwin St, Finsbury Park
London N4 3HQ
UNITED KINGDOM
www.caat.org.uk

ECA Watch
E-mail:  info@eca-watch.org
www.eca-watch.org

Project on Government Oversight
666 11th Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20001
E-mail: info@pogo.org
www.pogo.org
Center for Defense Information
1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: info@cdi.org
www.cdi.org

Public Citizen’s
Critical Mass Energy Project

215 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003
www.citizen.org/cmep

Nuclear Information
and Resource Service

6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite 340
Takoma Park, MD 20912
www.nirs.org

United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
1775 K Street, NW
Washington DC 20006
www.ufcw.org

American Rights At Work
1100 17th Street NW, Suite 950
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: info@americanrightsatwork.org
www.americanrightsatwork.org

Earth Justice
426 17th Street, 6th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
E-mail: info@earthjustice.org
www.earthjustice.org

Ohio Valley
Environmental Coalition
P.O. Box 6753
Huntington, WV 25773
www.ohvec.org

End Mountain Removal Action and Resource Center
www.ilovemountains.org

Coal River Mountain Watch
P.O. Box 651
Whitesville, WV 25209
www.crmw.net

Knowledge Ecology International
1621 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20009
www.keionline.org

Health Action International
Jacob van Lennepkade 334-T
1053 NJ Amsterdam
THE NETHERLANDS
E-mail:  info@haiweb.org
www.haiweb.org

Institute for Policy Studies
1112 16th Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: info@ips-dc.org
www.ips-dc.org

United for a Fair Economy
37 Temple Place, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02111
E-mail: info@faireconomy.org
www.ufenet.org

Smithfield Justice
c/o United Food and Commerical Workers International Union
1775 K Street, NW
Washington DC 20006
E-mail: smithfield@ufcw.org
www.smithfieldjustice.com

Human Rights Watch
1630 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20009
E-mail: hrwdc@hrw.org
www.hrw.org

Jobs With Justice
1325 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005
www.jwj.org

Wal-Mart Watch
1730 M Street, NW, Suite 601
Washington, DC 20036
www.walmartwatch.com

Wake-Up Wal-Mart
1775 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
E-mail: info@WakeUpWalMart.com
WakeUpWalMart.com

Sprawl-Busters
21 Grinnell Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
E-mail: info@sprawl-busters.com
www.sprawl-busters.com

Center for Corporate Policy
P.O. Box 19405
Washington, DC 20005
E-mail: info@corporatepolicy.org
www.corporatepolicy.org

Halliburton Watch
P.O. Box 19405
Washington, DC 20036
E-Mail: staff@HalliburtonWatch.org
www.halliburtonwatch.org

Taxpayers for Common Sense
651 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003
E-mail: info@taxpayer.net
www.taxpayer.net

Taxpayers Against Fraud
1220 19th Street, NW
Suite 501
Washington, DC 20036
www.taf.org

Center for Constitutional Rights
666 Broadway, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10012
E-Mail: info@ccr-ny.org
www.ccr-ny.org

Corpwatch
1611 Telegraph Avenue, #702
Oakland, CA 94612
www.corpwatch.org

PLATFORM
7 Horselydown Lane
Tower Bridge
London SE1 2LN
united kingdom
E-mail: info@platformlondon.org
www.platformlondon.org

Oil Change International
2228 12th Place, NW
Washington, DC, 20009
www.priceofoil.org

Global Movement Strategies
E-mail: info@laborstrategies.org
www.laborstrategies.org

National Labor Committee
540 West 48th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10036
E-mail: nlc@nlcnet.org
www.nlcnet.org

China Labor Watch
P.O. Box 4134
Grand Central Station
New York, NY 10163
E-mail: clw@chinalaborwatch.org
www.chinalaborwatch.org

Texans for Public Justice
609 West 18th Street, Suite E
Austin, TX 78701
E-mail: tpj@tpj.org
www.tpj.org

The Corporate Library
45 Exchange Street, Suite 201
Portland, ME 04101
info@thecorporatelibrary.com
www.thecorporatelibrary.org

Commercial Alert
4110 SE Hawthorne Boulevard 123
Portland, OR 97214
E-mail: gary@commercialalert.org
www.commercialalert.org

Campaign for a
Commercial-Free Childhood

Judge Baker Children’s Center
53 Parker Hill Avenue
Boston, MA 02120
E-mail: ccfc@jbcc.harvard.edu
www.commercialexploitation.org

Global Exchange
2017 Mission Street, Suite 303
San Francisco, CA
www.globalexchange.org

Program on Corporations, Law and Democracy
P.O. Box 246
S. Yarmouth, MA 02664
E-mail: people@poclad.org
www.poclad.org

Abbott Laboratories
100 Abbott Park Road
Abbott Park, IL 60064
www.abbott.com

Altria
120 Park Avenue
New York, NY, 10017
www.altria.com

BAE Systems
6 Carlton Gardens
London, SW1Y 5AD
UNITED KINGDOM
www.baesystems.com

Boeing
100 North Riverside
Chicago, IL 60606
www.boeing.com

FirstEnergy
76 S. Main Street
Akron, OH 44308
www.firstenergycorp.com

Kroger
1014 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45201
www.thekrogerco.com

Massey Energy
P.O. Box 26765
Richmond, VA 23261
www.masseyenergyco.com

Pfizer
235 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017
www.pfizer.com

Smithfield
200 Commerce Street
Smithfield, VA 23430
www.smithfieldfoods.com

Wal-Mart
702 SW 8th Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72716
www.walmart.com

Publications

Big Coal
By Jeff Goodell
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 2007

Our Story: 77 Hours That Tested Our
Friendship and Our Faith

By the Quecreek Miners
and Jeff Goodell
New York, NY: Hyperion, 2002

Nuclear Power is Not the Answer
By Helen Caldicott
New York, NY: The New Press, 2006

Lost Mountain: A Year in the Vanishing
Wilderness Radical Strip Mining and the
Devastation of Appalachia

By Erik Reece
New York, NY: Riverhead Books, 2007

Missing Mountains: We went to the
mountaintop but it wasn't there
Edited by Kristin Johannsen, Bobbie Ann Mason, Mary Ann Taylor-Hall
Nicholasville, Kentucky:
Wind Publications, 2005

Labor Notes
7435 Michigan Avenue
Detroit, MI 48210
www.labornotes.org

A Troublemaker’s Handbook 2: How To
Fight Back Where You Work — And Win!

Edited by Jane Slaughter
Detroit: Labor Notes, 2005
www.troublemakershandbook.org

Coal: A Human History
By Barbara Freese
New York, NY:  Penguin, 2004

The Truth About the Drug
Companies: How They Deceive Us
and What to Do About It

By Marcia Angell
New York: Random House, 2004

“Blood, Sweat, and Fear:
Workers’ Rights in U.S. Meat
and Poultry Plants”
By Lance Compa
New York: Human Rights Watch, 2005
www.hrw.org/reports/2005/usa0105

The Politics of Breastfeeding
By Gabrielle Palmer
New York: New York University Press, 1993

“Breaking the Rules, Stretching the Rules 2004:
Evidence of Violations of the International
Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes
and Subsequent Resolutions”
By Yeong Joo Kean and Annelies Allain
Penang, Malaysia: International Code
Documentation Centre, 2004
www.ibfan.org/site2005/Pages/
article.php?art_id=302&iui=1

Warhogs
By Stuart D. Brandes
Lexington, KY: University Press of
Kentucky, 1997

White Collar Crime
By Edwin Sutherland
New Haven, CT
Yale University Press, 2002

The Bu$h Agenda: Invading the World,
One Economy at a Time

By Antonia Juhasz
New York, NY
Regan Books/ HarperCollins, 2006

Grand Theft Pentagon:
Tales of Corruption and
Profiteering in the War on Terror

By Jeffrey St. Clair
Monroe, Maine: Common
Courage Press, 2005

“Behind the Great Wall:
U.S. Corporations Opposing New Rights
for Chinese Workers”
By Brendan Smith,
Jeremy Brecher and Tim Costello
Global Movement Strategies, 2006

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