Amazon Watch Spring Green-Bag Lunch Series

Amazon Watch Spring Green-Bag Lunch Series

Want to learn about how big corporations are taking Latin America to court? IPS Associate Fellow Manuel Pérez Rocha will address extractive corporations suing Latin American countries in International Tribunals at Amazon Watch’s Spring 2012 “Green-Bag Lunch” Series in Washington, DC.

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood

If your corporation wrecks the environment, that’s none of our business.

51 Years Later: Fulfilling The Legacy of Patrice Lumumba

51 Years Later: Fulfilling The Legacy of Patrice Lumumba

January 17, 2012 is the 51st anniversary of the assassination of Patrice Lumumba by the United States and Belgium in cahoots with select Congolese elites. Congolese and friends of the Congo throughout the globe commemorate Lumumba’s assassination each year to bring attention to the Congolese people’s pursuit of freedom and liberation in the heart of Africa. Since  the assassination of Lumumba the foreign multi-national corporations of the 1% profit from the plundering of the Congo’s abundant mineral resources and are complicit in the super-exploitation of Congolese labor. They are also the underlying engine of the violent conflict in the country. Join us for a day of demonstration, film screening and teach-in on the current crisis in the Congo and how you can join the global movement in support of self-determination in the heart of Africa.

Mitt Romney Believes in Corporate America

Mitt Romney Believes in Corporate America

He chooses to ignore that even as corporate profits soar and the rich get richer, unemployment remains high and millions of Americans are tumbling from the middle class into poverty.