|HAITI: Haiti Telecom Kickbacks Tarnish Aristide|
by Lucy Komisar, Special to CorpWatch
December 29th, 2005
In two lawsuits, politically connected U.S. telecom companies have been accused of kickbacks to Former President Aristide and his associates.
|Leaving Children Behind|
by Ben Clarke, Special to CorpWatch
September 23rd, 2004
Exam privatization threatens public schools
"They make kids in my class feel dumb," says Vanessa Verdín about the corporate-designed standardized tests that millions of U.S. students are required to take under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). Vanessa, an energetic eleven year old whose hobbies include soccer, knitting and research, feels that the tests "ask the wrong questions" and "waste time when we could be learning."
|Soweto Resists ANC Privatization Moves|
by Walter Turner: Interview with Trevor Ngwane, Africa Today
August 18th, 2004
From illegal reconnection to the electrical grid, "Operation Khanyisa" to refusal of pre-pair water meters, South Africa's largest black township fights back.
|ANC Privatizations Fail to Deliver in South Africa|
by Patrick Bond, Special to Corpwatch
August 18th, 2004
"Privatization can only worsen conditions for the majority. The reality of the Telkom sale is that property is being expropriated from 46 million South Africans to be auctioned off to, at best, 1 million 'investors' in the name of black economic empowerment."
|Bush Turns Blind Eye to Blackout Culprit|
by Tyson Slocum, Special to CorpWatch
August 21st, 2003
An Ohio-based energy conglomerate is responsible for the massive power blackout that shut down much of the Midwest and Northeast -- and its chief executives rank among Bush's top campaign fundraisers.
|Bechtel: Profiting from Destruction|
by CorpWatch, Global Exchange, Public Citizen, Collaborative Report
June 5th, 2003
In this collaborative report we look at Bechtel's history of operations in the water, nuclear, energy and public works sectors.
|Nuclear Renaissance or Nuclear Nightmare?|
by Karl Grossman, Special to CorpWatch
October 23rd, 2002
Thought the nuclear power industry was dead? Guess again. Industry leaders met to launch a "renaissance" with help from the White House. Check out this CorpWatch exclusive.