Multinational Monitor

MAY 1998
VOL 19 No. 5


The Corporate Right to Cover Up: The Environmental Audit Privilege and the Public Interest
by Sanford Lewis

Veggie Libel: Agribusiness Seeks to Stifle Speech
by Ronald K.L. Collins

First Amendment Follies: Expanding Corporate Speech Rights
by Robert Weissman

Canadians Ungagged: A Victory for Free Speech in Daishowa v. Friends of the Lubicon
by Virginia Rose Smith


SLAPPing Back for Democracy
an interview with George Pring


Behind the Lines

Corporations and Free Speech

The Front
Rejecting the IMF - Milking the Media

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Money & Politics
Corporate Tax Magic

Their Masters' Voice
The Small World of Lobbyist Ann Wexler

Names In the News

Book Notes



Organizations Publications
Good Neighbor Project
P.O. Box 79225
Waverly, MA 02179
E-mail: [email protected]

Coalition for Free Speech
1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 300
Washington, DC  20009
E-mail: [email protected]

Project on Corporations, Law and Democracy
211.5 Bradford Street
Provincetown, MA  02657

PR Watch
3318 Gregory Street
Madison, WI  53711

Friends of the Lubicon
485 Ridelle Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M6B 1X6
E-mail: [email protected]

Friends of the Earth
1025 Vermont Avenue, Suite 300
Washington, DC  20005
E-mail: [email protected]

Essential Action
P.O. Box 19405
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: [email protected]

Public Citizen Litigation Group
2000 Q Street, NW
Washington, DC  20036
E-mail: [email protected]

Tobacco Control
Resource Center
Northeast University Law School
400 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA  02115
E-mail: [email protected]

Tobacco Industry Information
and "Privileged Documents"

Pure Food Campaign
860 Highway 61
Little Marais, MN 55614
E-mail: [email protected]

National Coalition Against
Misuse of Pesticides
701 E Street, SE
Washington, DC  20003
E-mail: [email protected]

Organic Farmers
Marketing Association
8364 S SR 39
Clayton, IN  46118
E-mail: [email protected]

Food & Water
RR 1. Box 68D
Walden, VT  05873

Center for Environment,
Health and Justice
P.O. Box 6806
Falls Church, VA 22040
E-mail: [email protected]

Rainforest Action Network
450 Sansome, No. 700
San Francisco, CA  94111
E-mail: [email protected]

Project Underground
1847 Berkeley Way
Berkeley, CA  94703
E-mail: [email protected]

Consumer Project on Technology
P.O. Box 19367
Washington, DC  20036
E-mail: [email protected]

SLAPPs: Getting Sued for Speaking Out
By George Pring
and Stephanie Canan
Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1996

"Taking Care of Business: Citizenship and the Charter of Incorporation"
By Richard Grossman
and Frank Adams
Cambridge, MA: Charter, Ink, 1993

"Personalizing the Impersonal: Corporations and the Bill of Rights"
By Carl Mayer
41 Hastings Law Journal 577 (March 1990)

Tyranny of the Bottom Line: Why Corporations Make Good People Do Bad Things
By Ralph Estes
San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 1996

"Agricultural Disparagement: Trend to Impose Statutory Liability on Speech"
New York: Libel Defense Resource Center, 1998

Here the People Rule: A Constitutional Populist Manifesto
By Richard Parker
Cambridge, Massachusetts:
Harvard University Press, 1994

For the People: What the Constitution Really Says About Your Rights
By Akhil Amar Reed
and Alan Hirsch
New York: Free Press, 1998


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