Multinational Monitor

SEP 1999
VOL 20 No. 9


AIDS Drugs for Africa: Grassroots Pressure Overcomes U.S. Industry's "Full Court Press" to Block South Africa's Affordable Medicine Program
by Robert Weissman

Pills, Prevention and Profits: The Case of Tamoxifen
by Amy Allina and
Cindy Pearson

The Ties That Bind: Industry Sponsorship of Patient Groups
by Lisa Hayes


The Politics of Drug Safety
an interview with
Dr. Sidney Wolfe


Behind the Lines

Moving Gently on East Timor

The Front
Too Big to Debar? - Kathie Lee Goes on Defense

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Book Notes
Big Business, Poor Peoples: The Impact of Transnational Corporations on the World's Poor, by John Madeley - Reclaiming America, by Randy Shaw

Names In the News



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

ACT UP New York
332 Bleecker Street, Suite G5
New York, NY 10014
E-mail: [email protected]

ACT UP Philadelphia
P.O. Box 22439 Land Title Station
Philadelphia, PA 19110-2439
E-mail: [email protected]

AIDS Action Council
1906 Sunderland Place, NW
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: [email protected]

Affordable Medicine for All
12 3rd Street, SE #1
Washington, DC 20003

Office of the U.S. Trade
600 17th Street, NW
Washington,DC 20508

Pharmaceutical Research and
Manufacturers of America
1100 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

National Women's
Health Network
514 10th Street, NW, Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20004

Breast Cancer Action
55 New Montgomery, Suite 323
San Francisco, CA 94105
E-mail: [email protected]

Health Action International
c/o HAI Europe
Jacob van Lennepkade
1053 NJ Amsterdam,
E-mail: [email protected]

Public Citizen's
Health Research Group
1600 20th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

East Timor Action Network
Box 30, 110 Maryland Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002
E-mail: [email protected]

National Labor Committee
275 Seventh Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10001
E-mail: [email protected]

International Rivers Network
1847 Berkeley Way
Berkeley, CA 94703 USA
E-mail: [email protected]

Environmental Defense Fund
257 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10010
E-mail: [email protected].

Mineral Policy Center
1612 K Street, NW, Suite 808
Washington, DC 20006
E-mail: [email protected]

Maine Citizens Leadership Fund
1 Pleasant St.
Pleasant, ME 04101

"What is the United States' Role
in Combatting the Global
HIV/AIDS Epidemic,"
Hearing before the Subcommittee
on Criminal Justice, Drug
Policy & Human Resources
Government Reform Committee
U.S. House of Representatives
July 22, 1999

"The Ties That Bind: Weighing
the Risks and Benefits of
Pharmaceutical Industry Sponsorship"
Amsterdam: Health Action
International, 1999

Worst Pills/Best Pills
By Sidney M. Wolfe, et al.
Washington, DC:
Public Citizen's Health Research
Group, 1999

Pills, Pesticides and Profits: The
International Trade in Toxic
Edited by Ruth Norris
Great Barrington, Massachusetts:
North River Press, 1982

Silenced Rivers:
The Ecology and Politics
of Large Dams
By Patrick McCully
Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey:
Zed Books, 1996

"Six Mines, Six Mishaps"
Washington, DC:
Mineral Policy Center, 1999

Breast Cancer: Poisons, Profits,
and Prevention
by Liane Clorfene-Casten
Monroe, Maine: Common
Courage Press, 1996

Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book
by Susan M. Love et. al.
Boulder, Colorado: Perseus,



Mailing List


Editor's Blog

Archived Issues

Donate Online


Send Letter to the Editor

Writers' Guidelines