August 22 roundup


  • Re: International Convention on Business and Human Right

    I’m not able to express well my automatic distaste for this, even after reading the 2 posts. Maybe especially after reading the 2 posts.

    For states, what I do not think was started, was a reason why this is even needed.

    • Phone fail…

      For starters, what I do not think was stated, was a reason why this is even needed.

  • Noob,
    Here’s a start:
    Google is preparing to acquire a large share in Kenya’s prestigious green-energy Lake Turkana Wind Power project, but the deal is mired in accusations of violations of indigenous peoples’ rights and a court case over illegal land acquisition. In a leaked letter obtained by Danwatch, Google investors say they are “deeply concerned”.

    When money moves in, people better watch out. That was certainly true for the Native Americans. And the business mindset hasn’t changed a bit.
    Labor and human rights violations in Apple’s global supply chain have doubled in the span of a year, a new report has revealed. (Newsweek)
    Corporations playing dirty overseas is as common as enlisted men going to border towns.

    Here’s a book for you: “Confessions of an Economic Hit Man,” by John Perkins