C O N T E N T S
Labor Battles Hazard Export
- by Herman Rebhan
A leading trade unionist examines the global fight against the export of hazardous industries
to developing countries.
Bitter Wages: Women in East Asia's Semiconductor Plants
- by Rachel Grossman
The plight of women in East Asia's semiconductor industry: low pay, dangerous working conditions,
and management manipulation.
Multinationals, Development, and Democracy
- an interview with Henry Geyelin.
The President of the Council of the Americas, a prominent spokesman for U.S. business,
discusses foreign investment in Latin America with Multinational Monitor.
Coal Trade Means Shipbuilders' Goldmine
- by James Ridgeway
In his first monthly column, James Ridgeway examines the switch from oil to coal as a source of
energy, and its implications for international shipping.
Nicaragua: The Unfolding Scene
- by Charles Roberts
A special expanded section explores the future of foreign investment in post-Somoza Nicaragua.
Marcos' Economic Plan
Mexican Tax Scandal Heats Up
Bristol-Myers' 'Third World' Cancer Cure
Hazards on the High Seas
Europe's Subsidy War
- reviews of books, reports, and publications
Letters to the Editor