Multinational Monitor

MAY/JUN 2009
VOL 30 NO. 3


The Nationalization Option: Considering a Government Takeover of Citigroup
by Robert Weissman


The Wall Street Rip Off: Fees and Consequences
an interview with
John Bogle

Eyes on the Prize: Incentivizing Drug Innovation Without Monopolies
an interview with
James Love

New Directions for Government Motors
an interview with
Jerry Tucker

A BIG Idea: A Minimum Income Guarantee
an interview with
Karl Widerquist

Grassroots Power and Non-Market Economies
an interview with
Beverly Bell



Behind the Lines

Single Payer Sanity

The Front
Dying for Work - Radioactive Mining

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Greed At a Glance

Commercial Alert

Names In the News



Organizations Publications

Center for Responsible Lending
302 West Main Street
Durham, NC 27701

Consumer Federation of America
1620 I Street, NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20006

Center for Economic and
Policy Research
1611 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20009

739 8th Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003

National Community
Reinvestment Coalition
727 15th Street, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005

Political Economy Research
Institute (PERI)
University of Massachusetts
Gordon Hall
418 N. Pleasant Street, Suite A
Amherst, MA 01002

Demos: A Network for Ideas & Action
220 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10001

Institute for Local Self-Reliance
927 15th Street, NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20005

U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG)
44 Winter Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02108

Rainforest Action Network
221 Pine Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104

Institute for Policy Studies
1112 16th Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036

Essential Action
P.O. Box 19405
Washington, DC 20036

Knowledge Ecology International
1621 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20009

Médecins Sans Frontières/
Doctors Without Borders
333 7th Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10001

Oxfam International
Suite 20, 266 Banbury Road
Oxford OX2 7DL

Universities Allied for Essential Medicines
2625 Alcatraz Avenue, #180
Berkeley, CA 94705

Labor Notes
7435 Michigan Avenue
Detroit, MI 48210

United Auto Workers (UAW)
Solidarity House
8000 East Jefferson Avenue
Detroit, MI 48214

The Center for Labor Renewal

The U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network (USBIG)

The Basic Income Earth Network
c/o Chaire Hoover
d'éthique économique et sociale
Université catholique de Louvain
Place Montesquieu, 3
B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve

Basic Income Guarantee Australia
Centre for Social Change Research
L Block
Queensland University of
Beams Road
Carseldine, Queensland, 4034

Other Worlds
P.O. Box 10095
Albuquerque, NM, 87114

International Indian Treaty
The Redstone Building,  
2940 16th Street, Suite 305 
San Francisco, CA 94103-3664.
The Right to the City Alliance
c/o FUREE 
81 Willoughby Street, #701 
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign
Sabathani Community Center 
310 East 38th Street, Room126  
Minneapolis, MN 55409

The Center for Popular
P.O. Box 785
Amherst, MA 01004

Indigenous Environmental
P.O. Box 485 
Bemidji, MN 56619

Global Anti-Incinerator Alliance (GAIA)
1958 University Avenue  
Berkeley, CA 94704

The Association for Women’s Rights in Development
215 Spadina Avenue, Suite 150 
Toronto, Ontario
M5T 2C7 

815 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

Enough: True Measures of Money, Business, and Life
By John C. Bogle
Indianapolis, IN: Wiley, 2008

The Ethics And Economics of the Basic Income Guarantee
By Karl Widerquist, Michael
Anthony Lewis and Steven Pressman
Surrey, UK:
Ashgate Publishing, 2005

“Who Says You Can’t Change the World? Just Economies and Societies on an Unjust Planet”
By Beverly Bell and the Other Worlds Collaborative
Albuquerque, NM:
Other Worlds, 2009

Walking on Fire: Haitian Women’s Stories of Survival and Resistance
By Beverly Bell
Ithaca, NY:
Cornell University Press, 2001

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

Other People’s Money: The Corporate Mugging of America
By Nomi Prins
New York: New Press, 2004

Wall Street: How It
Works and For Whom
By Doug Henwood
New York: Verso, 1997
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After the New Economy
By Doug Henwood
New York: New Press, 2003

A Demon of Our Own Design: Markets, Hedge Funds, and the Perils of Financial Innovation
By Richard Bookstaber
Indianapolis, IN: Wiley, 2007

Carbon-Free and Nuclear-Free:
A Roadmap for U.S. Energy Policy
By Arjun Makhijani
Muskegon, MI: RDR Books, 2007

The Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability
By James Gustave Speth
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008

Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization
By Lester Brown
New York: Norton, 2008

“Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect”
Washington, DC: AFL-CIO, 2009

The $800 Million Pill: The Truth Behind the Cost of New Drugs
By Merrill Goozner
Berkeley, CA:
University of California Press, 2004

The Truth About the Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do About It
By Marcia Angell
New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2005

The End of Detroit: How the Big Three Lost Their Grip on the American Car Market
By Micheline Maynard
New York: Broadway Business, 2004

The Zero-Carbon Car: Building the Car the Auto Industry Can’t Get Right
By William H. Kemp
Ontario, CA: Aztext Press, 2007

The Trillion Dollar Meltdown: Easy Money, High Rollers, and the Great Credit Crash
By Charles R. Morris
New York: PublicAffairs, 2008

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