Multinational Monitor

MAY 2000
VOL 21 No. 5


The Corporate PNTR Lobby: How Big Business is Paying Millions to Gain Billions in China
by Ian Urbina

The Joys of PNTR According to the Fortune 500
by Charlie Cray

The Marlboro Man Rides To China
by Robert Weissman

Wall Street Singes the Dragon: PetroChina's Failed IPO
by Braden Penhoet

The Effect of WTO Entry on the Chinese Rural Sector
by Robert Weil

Puppets, Protesters and Police: April 16 Mobilization Builds Momentum Against the IMF and World Bank
by Robert Weissman


Chinese Rights, U.S. Wrongs
Interviews with Wei Jingsheng and Alice Kwan


Behind the Lines

The Case Against China PNTR

The Front
Ford's Smokescreen

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Names In the News



Organizations Publications

Hong Kong Christian Industrial Committee
Rm. 704-5, 57 Peking Road
Kowloon, Hong Kong
E-mail: [email protected]

Public Citizen's
Global Trade Watch
215 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003
E-mail: [email protected]

815 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

Human Rights Watch
485 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10017
E-mail: [email protected]

Asia Monitor Resource Center
8B, 444 Nathan Road
Kowloon, HONG KONG
E-mail: [email protected]
Publication: Asian Labour Update

Human Rights in China
350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3309
New York, NY 10118
E-mail: [email protected]
Publication: China Rights Forum

China Strategic Institute
733 15th Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
E-mail: [email protected]
Publication: China Strategic Review

U.S.-China Business Council
1818 N Street, NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: [email protected]

Business Coalition for U.S.-China Trade
1211 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 801
Washington, DC 20036

Free China Movement
PO Box 3328
Falls Church, VA 22043
E-mail: [email protected]

International Campaign for Tibet
1825 K Street, NW, Suite 520
Washington, DC 20006
E-mail: [email protected]

House of Representatives Fair Trade Caucus

50 Years is Enough
1247 E Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
E-mail: [email protected]

Essential Action
P.O. Box 1530
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: [email protected]

United Students
Against Sweatshops
1413 K St., NW, 9th Floor
Washington, DC 20035
E-mail: [email protected]

Global Exchange
2017 Mission Street #303
San Francisco, CA 94110
E-Mail: [email protected]

Center for International Environmental Law
1367 Connecticut Ave., NW #300
Washington, DC 20036-1860

The Courage to Stand Alone: Letters from Prison and Other Writings
by Wei Jingsheng et al.
New York: Penguin, 1998

Red Cat, White Cat: China and the Contradictions of "Market Socialism"
By Robert Weil
New York: Monthly Review Press, 1996

Profits and Principles: Global Capitalism and Human Rights in China
By Michael A. Santoro
Ithaca, NY:
Cornell University Press, 2000

"PNTR for China: Economic and Political Costs Greatly Outweigh Benefits"
By Jeff Faux
Washington, DC: Economic
Policy Institute, April 2000

China Labour Bulletin
P.O.Box 72465
Central Post Office
Kowloon, HONG KONG
E-mail: [email protected]

"Impunity for Torturers Continues Despite Changes in the Law," Report on Implementation of the Convention Against Torture in the People's Republic of China
New York: Human Rights in China, April 2000

"Pollution Lineup: An Environmental Ranking of Automakers"
Union of Concerned Scientists
2 Brattle Square
Cambridge, MA 02238
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