Multinational Monitor

JUL/AUG 2001
VOL 22 No. 7


Toxics on the Hudson: The Saga of GE, PCBs and the Hudson River
by Charlie Cray

Global Management By Stress
by Robert Weissman

Penny Pinching the Retirees at GE
by Vincent Lloyd

GE: Decades of Misdeeds and Wrongdoing
by Monitor Staff


Slowing the Race to the Bottom
an interview with
Ed Fire

Dignity and Defiance
an interview with
John Hovis

“Any Cost” is Too High
an interview with
Thomas O’Boyle

Unfair Access
an interview with
Jeff Cohen

GE Can Be Beat
an interview with
Kathryn Mulvey


Behind the Lines

You Don’t Know Jack

The Front
Spoiled Lunch - Deadly Drilling in Aceh

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Names In the News



Organizations Publications

Scenic Hudson
9 Vassar Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
E-mail: [email protected]

Hudson Watch
E-mail: [email protected]

25 Wing & Wing
Garrison, NY 10524
E-mail: [email protected]

Hudson River
Sloop Clearwater

112 Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
E-mail: [email protected]

Housatonic Environmental
Action League

P.O. Box 21
Cornwall Bridge, CT 06754
E-mail: [email protected]

Coosa River Basin Initiative
408 Broad Street
Rome, GA 30161
E-mail: [email protected]

New York Public Interest
Research Group (NYPIRG)

9 Murray Street
New York, NY 10007

Clean Up GE

Pension Rights Center
1140 Nineteenth Street, NW
Suite 602
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: [email protected]

International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Salaried, Machine and Furniture Workers, IUE-CWA
501 3rd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Coordinated Bargaining Committee of General Electric Workers

United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE)
One Gateway Center
Suite 1400
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
E-mail: [email protected]

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR)
130 West 25th Street
New York, NY 10001
E-mail: [email protected]

46 Plympton Street
Boston, MA 02118
E-mail: [email protected]

General Electric Company
Fairfield, CT 06431

Sierra Club
85 Second Street, Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105-3441
E-mail: [email protected]

International Labor Rights Fund
733 Fifteenth Street, NW
Suite # 920
Washington, DC 20005
E-mail: [email protected]

Labor Notes
7435 Michigan Avenue
Detroit, MI 48210
E-mail: [email protected]

At Any Cost: Jack Welch, General Electric and the Pursuit of Profit
By Thomas O’Boyle
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998

The Wizards of Media Oz: Behind the Curtain of Mainstream News
by Norman Solomon
and Jeff Cohen
Monroe, ME: Common Courage Press, 1997

Jack Welch & The G.E. Way: Management Insights and Leadership Secrets of the Legendary CEO
by Robert Slater
New York, McGraw-Hill, 1998

Deadly Deception
(documentary video)
by Debra Chasnoff (producer and director)
available from Infact

General Electric’s Legacy of PCB-Contaminated Factories, Dumps,
Oil Spills and Dredge Spoil Sites In the Upper Hudson River Basin:
A Citizen’s Guide

Available from Toxic Targeting
Ithaca, New York, 2001
available at

Bringing GE to Light: How General Electric Shapes Nuclear Weapons
Policies for Profits

Researched and Compiled by INFACT
Philadelphia, PA: New Society Publishers, 1990

Toxic Deception: How the Chemical Industry Manipulates Science, Bends the Law, and Endangers Your Health
by Dan Fagin and Marianne Lavelle
Secaucus, NJ: Birch Lane
Press, 1996


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