Thursday, March 31, 2011

Corporations: Peace and Conflict Studies

Ayers, Jane. "300,000 Organic Farmers Sue Monsanto in Federal Court." Reader Supported News (February 15, 2012)

Bamford, James. "The Man Who Sold the War: Meet John Rendon, Bush's general in the propaganda war." Rolling Stone (November 17, 2005)

Barlow, Maude, Richard Grossman and Thomas Linzey. "When Lawmaking Becomes Rebellion (Water Privatization, Democracy School and the Corporate State)." Unwelcome Guests #307 (May 21, 2006) ["A new populist alliance of long time environmental activists and rural folk in central Pennsylvania has grown out of a struggle to ban toxic agribusiness operations that have targeted the area as the next profit opportunity. This movement is taking a new approach that is spreading across America via a project of public education and organization called democracy schools, that are teaching direct action lawmaking to challenge corporate supremacy and to create rights under law for people and the land."]

Baxter, Joan. "How corporate tax breaks hurt humanity. Truth be told: taxation is only certain for the ordinary law-abiding citizen, the non-rich." Rabble (March 18, 2011)

---. "Land Grabbing in Africa." Unwelcome Guests #619 (September 1, 2012)

Bender, Stephen. "Propaganda, Public Relations, & the Not-So-New Dark Age." LiP(Winter 2006)

Benton, Michael. "Fragile victory in Egypt
Will U.S. foreign aid impede the will of the Egyptian people?"
North of Center (February 16, 2011)

Berger, John J. Climate Myths: The Campaign Against Climate Science. Berkeley, CA: Northbrae Books, 2013. [Available in the BCTC Library]

Boardman, William. "San Diego's Circus Trial." Reader Supported News (July 3, 2013)

Brickner, Mike and Mike Fasano. "Florida Lawmakers Defeat Prison Privatization amid National Push for For-Profit Jails." Democracy Now (February 17, 2012)

Bromwich, David. "Diary: The Snowden Case." The London Review of Books 35.13 (July 4, 2013)

Bybee, Roger. "The Great Corporate Tax Swindle." In These Times (September 1, 2011)

Cantarow, Ellen. "The New Eco-Devastation in Rural America." Tom Dispatch (May 20, 2012)

Chester, Jeff. "The End of the Internet." Uprising Radio (February 9, 2006)

Chomsky, Noam. "The Emerging World Order." Unwelcome Guests #622 (September 22, 2012)

---. "On Corporate Personhood." (8 minute video in which he answers a question at a public presentation on April 22, 2011)

---. "The State-Corporate Complex: A Threat to Freedom and Survival." Needs No Introduction (April 21, 2011)

"Citizen's United vs Federal Election Commission." SCOTUS (Decision January 21, 2010: Ongoing Archive)

Claybrook, Joan and Ken Rimer. "Ex-Auto Safety Head & Parent of Dead Victim: GM CEOs Should Face Prison for Covering Up Safety Flaws." Democracy Now (April 3, 2014)

Cohan, William and Michael Hudson. "Jon Corzine’s MF Global Firm Collapses in Biggest Wall Street Failure Since Lehman Brothers." Democracy Now (November 3, 2011)

Conant, Jeff, et al. "A Report Back from the World Water Forum." Making Contact (May 6, 2009)

Copps, Michael. "Former FCC Commissioner Warns About Comcast-Time Warner Merger, "Mindless" Media Consolidation." Democracy Now (February 17, 2014)

"Corporate Taxpayers & Corporate Tax Dodgers, 2008-2010." Citizens for Tax Justice (November, 2011)

Courtney, Oliver. " One Percent of Environmentalists Killings Lead to Convictions: Global Witness report co-author Oliver Courtney discusses the alarming number of murders in South America and how governments and corporations work in unison to subvert indigenous rights." Real Network News (April 17, 2014)

Cray, Charlie. "Citizens United v. America's Citizens: A Voter's Guide." CorpWatch (October 22, 2010)

Daisey, Mike. "Mr. Daisey and the Apple Factory." This American Life (January 6, 2012)

Daisey, Mike and Charles Duhigg. "Apple, Accustomed to Profits and Praise, Faces Outcry for Labor Practices at Chinese Factories." Democracy Now (February 10, 2012)

Dickinson, Tim. "How Roger Ailes Built the Fox News Fear Factory." Rolling Stone (May 25, 2011)

Eidelson, Josh. "Largest fast food strike ever today: 58 cities will be affected ." Salon (August 29, 2013)

"Eight Ways Monsanto Fails at Sustainable Agriculture." Union of Concerned Scientists (January 4, 2012)

Elk, Mike and Bob Sloan. "The Hidden History of ALEC and Prison Labor." The Nation (August 1, 2011)

Fang, Lee. "Yahoo Appears To Be Censoring Email Messages About Wall Street Protests (Updated)." Reader Supported News (September 20, 2011)

Faux, Jeff. " Education Profiteering; Wall Street's Next Big Thing?" The Real News Network (September 30, 2012)

Ferguson, Charles. "Predator Nation: Corporate Criminals, Political Corruption, and the Hijacking of America." Democracy Now (Posted on Dialogic: May 29, 2012)

Foster, John Bellamy, Robert W. McChesney and R. Jamil Jonna. "The Global Reserve Army of Labor and the New Imperialism." Monthly Review 63.6 (November 2011)

---. "The Internationalization of Monopoly Capital." Monthly Review (June 1, 2011)

---. "Monopoly and Competition in Twenty-First Century Capitalism." Monthly Review (April 1, 2011)

Fowler, Robert. "Artifact: A musician’s struggle against a giant corporation." World Socialist Web Site (November 19, 2012)

Gatto, John Taylor. "Bianca, You Animal, Shut Up!" Unwelcome Guests #631 (November 24, 2012)

Gelder, Sarah van. "Corporate Rule Is Not Inevitable
7 signs the corporatocracy is losing its legitimacy ... and 7 populist tools to help shut it down."
Yes! (January 20, 2012)

Goldenberg, Suzanne. "Emails expose BP's attempts to control research into impact of Gulf oil spill." The Guardian (April 15, 2012)

Goodman, Amy, et al. "Poisoned Water, Fossil Fuels." Making Contact (May 22, 2012)

Graves, Lisa. "Secretive Corporate-Legislative Group ALEC Holds Annual Meeting to Rewrite State Laws." Democracy Now (August 5, 2011)

Graves, Lisa and John Nichols. "Billionaires for Austerity: With Cuts Looming, Wall Street Roots of "Fix the Debt" Campaign Exposed." Democracy Now (February 26, 2013)

Greenwald, Glenn. "A Massive Surveillance State": Glenn Greenwald Exposes Covert NSA Program Collecting Calls, Emails." Democracy Now (June 7, 2013)

---. "NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily." The Guardian (June 6, 2013)

Greenwald, Robert. "Koch Brothers Exposed: The 1% at its Very Worst." Uprising Radio (March 27, 2012)

Guevara, Marina Walker, Michael Hudson and Gerard Ryle. "Likely Largest Journalism Collaboration In History." The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (April 3, 2013)

Hammond, Edward. "Food giant Nestlé claims to have invented stomach soothing use of habbat al-barakah (Nigella sativa)." Convention on Biological Diversity (July 2012)

Haney, Bill and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. "The Fight over Coal Mining is a “Fight About Democracy”: New Documentary with Robert Kennedy, Jr. Chronicles Campaign to Halt Mountaintop Removal." Democracy Now (May 23, 2011)

Hari, Johann. "How Goldman Sachs gambled on starving the world's poor - and won." The Independent (July 2, 2010)

Hauter, Wenonah. "Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America from Monsanto to Wal-Mart." Democracy Now (April 2, 2013)

Hauter, Wenonah and Gregory Jaffe. "The Monsanto Protection Act? A Debate on Controversial New Measure Over Genetically Modified Crops." Democracy Now (April 2, 2013)

Hedges, Chris, Vandana Shiva and Robert Scheer. "Liberalism, Economy, and Corporate Domination." Uprising Radio (October 22, 2010)

Holland, Joshua. "Bumbling, Blame and Bankruptcy in Wake of West Virginia Chemical Spill." Moyers and Co. (January 24, 2014)
Horwitz, Jamie, et al. "What Are They Thinking?: New Report on Corporate Commercialism in Schools Finds Sponsorships and Corporate Marketing Threaten Students’ Critical Thinking Skills." National Education Policy Center (November 7, 2011)

Hounsell, Steve. "Biodiversity Primer." Alternatives (November 24, 2010)

"How U.S. Taxpayers Subsidize the Nation's Wealthiest Family." Jobs with Justice (April 14, 2014)

Human Resources: Social Engineering in the 20th Century (USA: Scott Noble, 2011: 119 mins)

Jaffe, Sarah and Joshua Holland. "Which Bank Is the Worst for America? 5 Behemoths That Hold Our Political System Hostage." AlterNet (October 19, 2011)

Jervey, Ben. "One Year Later, Deepwater Horizon by the Numbers." Good (April 20, 2011)

Johnston, David Cay. "The corporations that occupy Congress." Reuters (December 20, 2011)

Kaplan, Jeffrey and Jeff Milchen. "A Citizens' Independence Movement." Tom Paine (July 2, 2004)

Klein, Naomi. "Naomi Klein on Anti-Union Bills and Shock Doctrine American-Style: 'This is a Frontal Assault on Democracy, It’s a Kind of a Corporate Coup D’Etat'" Democracy Now (March 9, 2011)

Leonard, Annie. "The Story of Citizens United v. FEC." The Story of Stuff (2011)

Leonard, Annie and Allison Cook. "5 Ways You Can Fight Citizens United
The Story of Citizens United v FEC -- How we the people can reclaim our democracy."
Yes! (February 21, 2011)

Leonard, Christopher. "The Meat Racket." Radio West (March 7, 2014) ["Just a handful of companies raise nearly all the meat consumed in America, and among them, Tyson Foods is king. According to the journalist Christopher Leonard, Tyson wrote the blueprint for modern meat production. He says there’s no better way to understand how our food is produced than to know how the company works. In a new book, Leonard explores how Tyson mastered the economics of factory farming to rise to the top, and how it transformed rural America and the middle class economy in the process."]

Levine, Bruce. "Are Americans A Broken People?" The Burt Cohen Show (May 24, 2011)

Liptak, Adam. "Justices, 5-4, Reject Corporate Spending Limit." The New York Times (January 22, 2010)

Lovera, Patty. "Cargill Meat Recall Heightens Fears Budgets Cuts Will Weaken Oversight, Threaten Public Health." Democracy Now (August 5, 2011)

Ludlow, Peter. "Jailed Journalist Barrett Brown Faces 105 Years For Reporting on Hacked Private Intelligence Firms." Democracy Now (July 11, 2013)

Magdoff, Fred. "Food as a Commodity." Monthly Review (January 1, 2012)

Mander, Jerry. "Privatization of Consciousness." Monthly Review (October 2012)

Mayer, Danny. "How JP Morgan Took Over All Kentucky's Financial Services, And Why You Should Be Scared." AlterNet (August 4, 2011)

McGovern, Jim. "Rescuing 'We, the People'." The Huffington Post (May 24, 2012)

Miller, Anna Lekas. "Occupy vs. Monsanto: Activists, Farmers Fight the Corporation They Fear Will Take Over All America's Crops." AlterNet (February 6, 2012)

Mirrlees, Tanner. "How to Read Iron Man: The Economics, Geopolitics and Ideology of an Imperial Film Commodity." Cineaction #92 (2014)

Monbiot, George. "The Lairds of Learning." The Guardian (September 29, 2011)

Morales, Frank, Gary Null, Peter Phillips and Peter Dale Scott. "The Consolidation of Police State USA (The Ongoing American Military Coup)." Unwelcome Guests #618 (August 25, 2012)

Morgenson, Gretchen and Joshua Rosner. “Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon.” Democracy Now (June 2, 2011)

Murphy, David. "Taking On Monsanto's Massive Political Muscle." The Burt Cohen Show (February 2, 2012)

Nace, Ted. Gangs of America: The Rise of Corporate Power and the Disabling of Democracy. Revised Edition. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2005.

Nichols, John. "Walker Survives Wisconsin Recall After GOP, Corporate Backers Rally and Dems Stay on Sidelines." Democracy Now (June 6, 2012)

"Office Depot's Anti-Union Policies." Unwelcome Guests #5 (April 5, 2000)

Parrish, Will. "Grapes of Wrath." Against the Grain (April 25, 2011)

Ravitch, Diane. "Public Schools for Sale." Moyers & Co. (March 28, 2014)

"Researching Corporations, Front Groups, and Corporate Influence on Government." Radical Reference (April 3, 2011)

Robin, Marie-Monique. The World According to Monsanto: Pollution, Corruption, and the Control of the World's Food Supply. Trans. George Holoch. NY: The New Press, 2010.

Roy, Arundhati. "Is India on a Totalitarian Path? Arundhati Roy on Corporatism, Nationalism and World’s Largest Vote." Democracy Now (April 9, 2014)

Saladoff, Susan. "Hot Coffee." Media Matters (October 9, 2011)

Scahill, Jeremy and Samer Muscati. "On Blackwater Founder Erik Prince’s Private Army of “Christian Crusaders” in the UAE." Democracy Now (May 18, 2011)

Schneier, Bruce, et al. "The Psychology of Transition: Undoing Millennia of Social Control." Unwelcome Guests #597 (March 31, 2012)

"Secret Erik Prince Tape Exposed." The Nation (May 3, 2010)

Shah, Anup. "The Arms Trade is Big Business." Global Issues (January 5, 2013)

Shiva, Vandana. "Create Food Democracy, Occupy our Food Supply." The Understory (February 27, 2012)

---. Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply. Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2000: 5-20.

Shorrock, Tim. "Digital Blackwater: How the NSA Gives Private Contractors Control of the Surveillance State." Democracy Now (June 11, 2013)

Sigal, Clancy. "Blair Mountain and labor's living history." The Guardian (November 11, 2011)

Silver, Josh. "United Republic." Media Matters (January 22, 2012)

Simons, Marco. "Supreme Court to Decide Whether U.S. Corporations Can Be Sued for Abuses Overseas." Democracy Now (February 24, 2012)

Smith, Yves. "Bank CEOs Lying When They Say They’ve Stopped Robosigning." Democracy Now (November 3, 2011)

---. "Why 'business needs certainty' is destructive." Salon (August 14, 2011)

---. "Wisconsin Union Battle: A Convenient Distraction From the Real Culprit in State Budget Woes." Naked Capitalism (February 20, 2011)

Stiglitz, Joseph. "How Intellectual Property Reinforces Inequality." Opinionator (July 14, 2013)

Stout, Robert Joe. "Do the United States and Mexico Really Want the Drug War to Succeed." Monthly Review (January 1, 2012)

Sturgis, Sue. "U.S. defense contractors with the most at stake in Egypt." Facing South (February 1, 2011)

Taibbi, Matt. Looting the Pension Funds: All across America, Wall Street is grabbing money meant for public workers." Rolling Stone (September 26, 2013)

---. "The Scam Wall Street Learned From the Mafia: How America's biggest banks took part in a nationwide bid-rigging conspiracy - until they were caught on tape." Rolling Stone (June 20, 2012)

"The United States of ALEC: Bill Moyers on the Secretive Corporate-Legislative Body Writing Our Laws." Democracy Now (September 27, 2012)

"Walmart on Tax Day: How Taxpayers Subsidize America’s Biggest Employer and Richest Family." Americans for Tax Fairness (April 2014)

Warner, Melanie. "Pandora’s Lunchbox: Pulling Back the Curtain On How Processed Food Took Over the American Meal." Democracy Now (March 1, 2013)

Washington, Harriet. ""Deadly Monopolies": ... How Firms are Taking Over Life Itself." Democracy Now (October 31, 2011)

Weisberg, Jacob. "Tech Revolutionaries
The Arab Revolt shows that Google's and Twitter's corporate values are better than Facebook's."
Slate (February 24, 2011)

Wilson, Rand. "Rite Aid Workers’ Strike in Cleveland Sparks Nationwide Protest." In These Times (April 4, 2011)

Wolff, Richard D. "Austerity Programs." (Video on YouTube: February 25, 2011)

The World According to Monsanto (France/Canada/Germany: Marie-Monique Robin, 2008: 108 mins)

Wu, Timothy. "The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires." The Center of Internet and Society (May 15, 2011)

Yes Men Fix the World (USA: Andy Bichbaum and Mike Bonanno, 2010: 87 mins)

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