Multinational Monitor

NOV/DEC 2007
VOL 29 No. 5

FEATURES:

Neither Honest Nor Trustworthy: The 10 Worst Corporations of 2007
by Russell Mokhiber and Robert Weissman

High Flyers and the Grounding of Equality
by Samuel Bollier

The Pickens Water Play
by Andrew Wheat

Sin and Society Part III
by Edward Alsworth Ross

INTERVIEWS:

How Wall Street's Political Triumph Led to Economic Crisis
an interview with Robert Kuttner

How Eliminating School Fees Helped 2 Million Kenyan Kids Go to School
an interview with oil Mary Njoroge

DEPARTMENTS:

Behind the Lines

Editorial
Cops on the Corporate Crime Beat

The Front
Norway Nixes World Bank | Food Prices Boil Over

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Greed At a Glance

Commercial Alert

Names In the News

Resources

Resources

Organizations Publications

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

Health GAP
(Global Access Project)
492 West 127th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10027
E-mail: info@healthgap.org
www.healthgap.org

Thai Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS
494 Soi Nakronthai 11 Ladprao 101
Klong Jun Bangkapi
Bangkok 10240
THAILAND
E-mail: tnpth@thaiplus.net
www.thaiplus.net/ineng.html

AIDS Access Foundation (Thailand)
E-mail: webmaster@aidsaccess.com
www.aidsaccess.com/07/Enmain.php

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

Essential Action
P.O. Box 19405
Washington, DC 20005
E-mail: action@essential.org
www.essentialaction.org

CODEPINK
712 5th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
E-mail: info@codepinkalert.org
www.codepink4peace.org

Consumer Watchdog
1750 Ocean Park Blvd, Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90405
E-mail: admin@consumerwatchdog.org
www.consumerwatchdog.org

Greenpeace
702 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
E-mail: info@wdc.greenpeace.org
www.greenpeace.org/usa

EarthRights International
1612 K Street, NW #401
Washington, DC 20006
E-mail: infousa@earthrights.org
www.earthrights.org

International Labor Rights Forum
2001 S Street, NW, #420
Washington, DC 20009
E-mail: laborrights@ilrf.org
www.laborrights.org

Center for Responsible Lending
302 West Main Street
Durham, NC 27701
www.responsiblelending.org

ACORN
737 1/2 8th Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
E-mail: rhayes@acornhousing.org
www.acornhousing.org

Intergovernmental Panel on
Climate Change (IPCC)
E-mail: IPCC-Sec@wmo.int
www.ipcc.ch/index.html

Oil Change International
2228 12th Place, NW
Washington, DC 20009
E-mail: info@priceofoil.org
priceofoil.org

1Sky Campaign
6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite 1000
Takoma Park, MD 20912
E-mail: info@1sky.org
www.1sky.org

Exxpose Exxon Campaign
218 D Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
E-mail: info@exxposeexxon.com
www.exxposeexxon.com

United Mine Workers of America
8315 Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22031
www.umwa.org

Consumer Federation of America
1620 I Street, NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20006
E-mail: cfa@consumerfed.org
www.consumerfed.org

Public Citizen’s
Health Research Group
1600 20th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
E-mail: hrg1@citizen.org
www.citizen.org/hrg/index.cfm

Program on Inequality
and the Common Good
Institute for Policy Studies
1112 16th Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: info@ips-dc.org
www.ips-dc.org

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

Economic Policy Institute
1333 H Street, NW
Suite 300, East Tower
Washington, DC 20005
E-mail: epi@epi.org
www.epi.org

RESULTS
750 First Street, NE, Suite 1040
Washington, DC 20002
E-mail: results@results.org
www.results.org

ActionAid International, USA
1420 K Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
www.actionaidusa.org

Jubilee USA Network
212 East Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20003
E-mail: coord@j2000usa.org
www.jubileeusa.org

Africa Action
1634 I Street, NW, #810
Washington, DC 20006
E-mail: africaaction@igc.org
www.africaaction.org

Corporate Europe Observatory
De Wittenstraat 25
1052 AK Amsterdam
THE NETHERLANDS
E-mail: ceo@corporateeurope.org
www.corporateeurope.org

Mineral Policy Institute
P.O. Box 89
Erskineville, NSW 2043
AUSTRALIA
E-mail: mpi@mpi.org.au
www.mpi.org.au

Norwegian Church Aid
P.O. Box 7100
St. Olavs plass
0130 Oslo
NORWAY
E-mail: nca-oslo@nca.no
english.nca.no

European Network on Debt and Development (Eurodad)
Rue de la Victoire 102
1060 Brussels
BELGIUM
www.eurodad.org

Commercial Alert
P.O. Box 19002
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: mark@commercialalert.org
www.commercialalert.org

Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC)
Judge Baker Children’s Center
53 Parker Hill Avenue
Boston, MA 02120
E-mail: ccfc@jbcc.harvard.edu
www.commercialexploitation.org

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


The Squandering of America:
How the Failure of Our Politics Undermines Our Prosperity
By Robert Kuttner
New York: Knopf, 2007

University Inc.:
The Corporate Corruption of Higher Education
By Jennifer Washburn
New York: Basic Books, 2005

Pain Killer: A ‘Wonder’ Drug’s Trail of Addiction and Death
By Barry Meier
New York: Rodale Books, 2004

Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army
By Jeremy Scahill
New York: Nation Books, 2008

Corporate Warriors: The Rise of the Privatized Military
By P. W. Singer
Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2003

Too Much: An Online Weekly on Excess and Inequality
777 UN Plaza, Suite 3C
New York, NY 10017
E-mail: editor@toomuchonline.org
www.cipa-apex.org/toomuch

“Foreclosed: State of the American Dream 2008”
By Amaad Rivera, Brenda Cotto-Escalera, Anisha Desai, Jeannette Huezo and Dedrick Muhammad
Boston: United for a Fair Economy, 2008

Subprime Mortgages:
America’s Latest Boom and Bust
By Edward M. Gramlich
Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press, 2007

A Demon of Our Own Design:
Markets, Hedge Funds, and the Perils of Financial Innovation
By Richard Bookstaber
Indianapolis, IN: Wiley, 2007
Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America’s Energy Future
By Jeff Goodell
New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2006

Coal: A Human History
By Barbara Freese
New York: Perseus Books Group, 2003

“Undermining Safety:
A Report on Coal Mine Safety”
By Christopher W. Shaw
Washington, DC: The Center for Study of Responsive Law, 2008

Drugs into Bodies: Global AIDS Treatment Activism
By Raymond A. Smith
and Patricia D. Siplon
Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2006

Worker Safety Under Siege: Labor, Capital, And the Politics of Workplace Safety in a Deregulated World
Edited by Vernon Mogensen
Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 2005

Outsourcing Sovereignty:
Why Privatization of Government Functions Threatens Democracy and What We Can Do About It
By Paul R. Verkuil
Cambridge, UK:
Cambridge University Press, 2007

Betraying Our Troops: The Destructive Results of Privatizing War
By Dina Rasor and Robert Bauman
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007

“The Climate of Poverty:
Facts, Fears and Hope”
By John McGhie et. al.
London: Christian Aid, 2006

Field Notes from a Catastrophe:
Man, Nature, and Climate Change
by Elizabeth Kolbert
New York: Bloomsbury USA, 2006

 

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