NGOs

Argentine Government Bars Major NGO Representatives from WTO Meeting

December 3, 2017

In an unprecedented move that violates World Trade Organization rules, Argentina revoked accreditations of representatives of 20 NGOs, preventing them from attending the 11th WTO Meeting in Buenos Aires next week. Deborah James of CEPR explains the significance of this decision

Europe

September 2, 2017
Brexit ministers in the UK had six corporate lobby meetings for every one meeting with civil society groups, says Nick Dearden of Global Justice Now

COP20 Protesters Draw Attention to Corporate Presence at Negotiations

December 9, 2014

The final agreement is unlikely to set a plan to phase out fossil fuels, says Chris Williams, professor of physics and chemistry at Pace University

Leading Palm Oil Company Agrees to Aim for Zero Deforestation

December 24, 2013

Amy Moas: Work remains to ensure Wilmar International follows through to reduce deforestation, a major contributor to climate change

France

November 26, 2013
Groups say President Hollande broke his promise to tax the wealthy. Instead, he’s increased sales taxes which adversely affect the working class.

Typhoon Haiyan

November 11, 2013
Jose Maria Sison: Evidence shows Filpino government set up ghost non-profits that failed to service its most vulnerable citizens

Reality Asserts Itself - Max Blumenthal

October 29, 2013
In this episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Max Blumenthal author of Goliath – Life and Loathing in Greater Israel, looks at Tzipi Livni who’s support for expelling Israeli Palestinians even surprised Condoleezza Rice

Court Order Reveals Unprecedented Government Surveillance of Verizon Cell Phone Customers

June 6, 2013

Michael Ratner: Document revealing US spying on Verizon cell phone customers likely leaked by a whistleblower, which government is attempting to suppress through Bradley Manning trial

Obama’s Attack on Whistleblowers Criminalizes News Gathering

May 20, 2013

Kathleen McClellan: Some former Bush administration officials were quoted as saying, we’d never be able to get away with what the Obama administration has done

"The World According to Monsanto"

May 16, 2013
Darcey O’Callaghan: US embassies are aggressively and systematically promoting biotechnology and GMO food abroad