Multinational Monitor

JAN/FEB 2002
VOL 23 No. 1


Derailed: The UK’s Disastrous Experience with Railway Privatization
by Brendan Martin

Business Goes to School: The For-Profit Corporate Drive to Run Public Schools
by Barbara Miner

Off the Grid: Mexico’s Free Market Extremism and Labor’s Challenge to Privatization
by David Bacon

Power to the People In South Africa: Operation Khanyisa! and the Fight Against Electricity Privatization
by Patrick Bond

System Failure: Deregulation, Political Corruption, Corporate Fraud and the Enron Debacle
by Andrew Wheat


Theft of the Century: Privatization and the Looting of Russia
an interview with
Paul Klebnikov

Undermining Security: A Warning Against Social Security Privatization
an interview with
Dean Baker

Accounting for Bad Accounting
an interview with
John Coffee



Behind the Lines

Preparing for the Next Enron

The Front
The Big Ugly at Ok Tedi - The Boeing Boondoggle

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Names In the News



Organizations Publications

International Transport Workers’ Federation
49-60 Borough Road
London SE1 1DR
E-mail: [email protected]

International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
155 Boulevard Emile Jacqmain
1210 Brussels
E-mail: [email protected]

Trade Union Congress (Britain)
Congress House
Great Russell Street
London WC1B 3LS
E-mail: [email protected]

Public Service International
BP 9
F-01211 Ferney-Voltaire Cedex
E-mail: [email protected]

Center for Commercial-Free Public Education
1714 Franklin, Suite 100-306
Oakland, CA 94612
E-mail: [email protected]

Edison Schools, Inc.
521 Fifth Avenue, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10175

Alternative Information & Development Centre/South African People’s
Solidarity Network

P.O. Box 12943
Mowbray 7705, SOUTH AFRICA
E-mail: [email protected]

50 Years is Enough
3628 12th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20017
E-mail: [email protected]

Pacific Environment and Resources Center
1440 Broadway, Suite 306
Oakland, CA 94612
E-mail: [email protected]

Initiative for Social Action and Renewal in Eurasia
1601 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 301
Washington, DC 20009
E-mail: [email protected]

Center for Economic and Policy Research
1015 18th Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: [email protected]

America Association of Retired People
601 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20049
E-mail: [email protected]

United for a Fair Economy
37 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111
E-mail: [email protected]

Globalization Challenge Initiative
7000-B Carroll Avenue, Suite 101
Takoma Park, MD 20912
E-mail: [email protected]

815 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
E-mail: [email protected]

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
1625 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: [email protected]

American Federation of Government Employees
80 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
E-mail: [email protected]

Service Employees International Union
1313 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

1400 Smith Street
Houston, TX 77002

Texans for Public Justice
609 W. 18th Street, Suite E
Austin, TX 78701
E-mail: [email protected]

Common Cause
1250 Connecticut Avenue, NW #600
Washington DC 20036
E-mail: [email protected]

Project on Government Oversight
666 11th Street NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20001
E-mail: [email protected]

Taxpayers for Common Sense
651 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003
E-mail: [email protected]

100 North Riverside Plaza
Chicago, IL 60606-2609

Mineral Policy Institute
P.O. Box 21
Bondi Junction
NSW 1355
E-mail: [email protected]

Third World Network
228 Macallister Road
Penang 10440
E-mail: [email protected]

Bretton Woods Project
Hamlyn House
Macdonald Road
London N19 5PG
Email: [email protected]

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

Economic Policy Institute
1660 L Street, NW
Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: [email protected]

Center for Responsive Politics
1101 14th Street, NW
Suite 1030
Washington, DC 20005-5635
E-mail: [email protected]

U.S. Senate Committee on Government Affairs

U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee

In the Public Service
by Brendan Martin
Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey:
Zed Books, 2001

In the Public Interest? Privatization and Public Sector Reform
by Brendan Martin
Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey:
Zed Books, 1993

Off the Rails: The Crisis on Britain’s Railways
By Andrew Murray
London: Verso Books, 2001

Rethinking Schools: Urban Educational Journal
1001 E. Keefe Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53212

The War Against America’s Public
Schools: Privatizing Schools,
Commercializing Education

by Gerald Bracy
Boston: Allyn & Beacon, 2001

Giving Kids the Business: The
Commercialization of America’s Schools

by Alex Molnar
Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1996

Godfather of the Kremlin: The Decline of Russia in the Age of Gangster Capitalism
by Paul Klebnikov
New York: Harcourt, 2000

Russia Under Yeltsin and Putin:
Neo-Liberal Autocrac
by Boris Kagarlitsky
Pluto Press, 2002

Privatization and Political Change
in Mexico

by Judith A. Teichman
Pittsburgh: University of
Pittsburgh Press, 1995

Cities of Gold, Townships of Coal:
Essays on South Africa's
New Urban Crisis

by Patrick Bond
Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 2000

Elite Transition: From Apartheid to
Neoliberalism in South Africa

by Patrick Bond
Durban: University of Natal Press, 2000

Social Security: The Phony Crisis
by Dean Baker and Mark Weisbrot
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999

Privatizing Health Services in Africa
by Meredeth Turshen
New Brunswick, New Jersey:
Rutgers University Press, 1999

Privatization: An Economic Analysis
by John Vickers and George Yarrow
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1988

Enron Corporation: Corporate Complicity in Human Rights Violations
New York: Human Rights Watch

Blind Faith: How Deregulation and
Enron’s Influence Over Government
Looted Billions From Americans

Washington, DC: Public Citizen

The Enron PAC’s Last Waltz
Austin, Texas:
Texans for Public Justice

Our Communities Are Not For Sale!
Local-Global Links in the Fight against

Eds., Mike Prokosch and Karen Dolan
Boston: United for a Fair Economy

The Decline and Fall of
Public Broadcasting

by David Barsamian
Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2001


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