Beware the slippery language of 'sustainable branding'

Beware the slippery language of 'sustainable branding'

Corporations that care? Don’t believe the spin, writes Dale Lately.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016

What's not for sale in branded America?

Mark Engler bemoans the corporate colonization of public space.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg  (centre) and friends play with virtual reality gear at a high-level gathering earlier this year.

Smiley-faced monopolists

Does it matter that Google, Facebook and Amazon are so successful? Vanessa Baird examines what their domination means for all of us.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016
In a world where transnationals have more clout than many countries, the David and Goliath story has been turned on its head and power rests with companies.

Big Davids, small Goliaths

How new trade deals – and Investor-State Dispute Settlements in particular – are giving more power to companies to sue countries for lost profits.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016
Banished Petroleum

Banished Petroleum

Jess Worth reports on a victory for campaigners wanting BP out of the arts.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016
Semantically engineered crops

Semantically engineered crops

Louise Sales reports on word games in the GMO industry.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016
BP is loath to admit that campaigners have won the art sponsorship PR battle.

Artful dodging

Five reasons not to buy BP’s story about the end of its sponsorship deals.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016

Male baldness v malaria?

Simon Trace on the skewed priorities of medical research.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016
Numbers game: edu-businesses are keen to exploit the profit potential of schools around the world.

PISA-envy, Pearson and Starbucks-style schools

Good for corporations, but what about the pupils? Adam Unwin and John Yandell consider the impact of edu-businesses.

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NI 491 - Last stand - Saving the world's forests - April, 2016

Our shadowy corporate overlords

TTIP is both ludicrous and frightening, writes Chris Coltrane.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016
Listen up! Amazon employees in Germany have been demanding recognition of a collective wage agreement.

Act against Amazon!

We need to push back against unacceptable corporate behaviour, writes Mark Engler.

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NI 487 - Paris climate summit - November, 2015
Drowned out by big oil: 13-year-old Laurel from Children Against Global Warming performs inside the BP-sponsored British Museum in September 2015, as part of the growing movement against oil sponsorship.

Still biting

Big Oil's history of denial, delay and distortion is laid bare by Greg Muttitt.

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NI 487 - Paris climate summit - November, 2015
Toxic lobby

Toxic lobby

The corporate lobby may be working to protect harmful chemicals rather than our health, writes Hazel Healy.

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NI 485 - Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution - September, 2015
Rana Plaza campaign victory

Rana Plaza campaign victory

Compensation award will bolster future efforts to hold manufacturers to account, reports Ilona Kelly.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015
And the worst TNC is...

And the worst TNC is...

Hang your head in shame, ANZ bank.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015
Deflating TTIP: Friends of the Earth inflate a Trojan Horse outside European Union headquarters in Brussels.

Tipping the TTIP

The financial lobby plugging the latest free-trade deal, discussed with Kenneth Haar.

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NI 482 - Global banking now - May, 2015
Ian Taplin.

Too big to jail

Whistleblower Ian Taplin wonders what became of the rule of law.

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NI 482 - Global banking now - May, 2015

Ending corporate rule

Can we find a way to loosen big business's stranglehold on the US? asks Mark Engler.

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NI 481 - Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? - April, 2015

Beating the blacklisters

Phil Chamberlain reveals the secret war between big business and union activists.

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NI 481 - Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? - April, 2015
The London Array, off Britain’s east coast, currently the world’s biggest offshore wind farm.  Jointly owned by E-ON, DONG Energy, UAE-based Masdar and Canadian investment fund La Caisse.

Whose renewable future?

Is big business poised to capture the renewables revolution? Danny Chivers draws up the battle lines.

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NI 480 - The great green energy grab - March, 2015
Displaced by blood and fire

Displaced by blood and fire

Jess Worth joins the Dirty Oil Tour to highlight human rights abuses by mining companies.

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NI 479 - Democracy in the digital era - January, 2015
Elusive justice after Bhopal

Elusive justice after Bhopal

Thirty years after the disaster, the campaign for justice continues.

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NI 478 - NGOs - Do they help? - December, 2014
Street artist bustart visualizes some of WWF's corporate connections (as revealed by the Pandaleaks website) on a shutter in Amsterdam. The title is a reference to the WWF's Living Planet report.

Evicted by charity

The green imperialism of some conservation charities, by Sophie Pritchard.

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NI 478 - NGOs - Do they help? - December, 2014

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Article title From magazine Publication date
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Last stand - Saving the world's forests April, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Paris climate summit November, 2015
Paris climate summit November, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Global banking now May, 2015
Global banking now May, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
The great green energy grab March, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
NGOs - Do they help? December, 2014
NGOs - Do they help? December, 2014
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