Category archives: corporate power

There Is An Alternative

The great political question of our age is what to do about corporate power. It’s time we answered it. Read more.

A Gunpowder Plot Against Democracy

This bill of rights for corporations will blow up the sovereignty of parliaments Read more.

The Toll-Booth Economy

Corporate power is the real enemy within, but none of the major parties will confront it. Read more.

Land of Impunity

Politicians and government contractors now seem to be able to get away with almost anything. Read more.

Loved to Death

By embracing their critics and colonising governments, corporations engineer a world of conformity and consumerism. Read more.

All Give and No Take

Do those negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership have any interest in democracy? Here’s a test. Read more.

Puppet Show

Amazingly, the BBC seems happy to be exploited by covert corporate lobbyists. Read more.

“Managing Transparency”

Politicians and officials are desperately seeking to justify their transatlantic assault on democracy. Read more.

Hidden Interests

The BBC’s disgraceful failure to reveal who its contributors are speaking for. Read more.

Why Politics Fails

Nothing will change until we confront the real sources of power. Read more.

A Global Ban on Left-Wing Politics

That’s what the new rules being smuggled into trade agreements are delivering. Read more.

Apple Turnover

Apple offers 21st Century technology – with 19th Century ethics. Read more.

Smoking Gun

Who killed the plan for cigarettes to be sold only in plain packets? Read more.

Corporate Carve-Up

Under the pretext of preventing hunger, the rich nations are engineering a new scramble for Africa. Read more.

A Capitalist Command Economy

Forcing schools into the hands of unelected oligarchs is the latest contradiction of everything the market fetishists claim to stand for. Read more.

Secrets of the Rich

Billionaires are hiding behind a network of “independent” groups, who manipulate politics on their behalf. Read more.

Money Spinners

Here’s how we can defeat political corruption of the kind that’s destroying US democracy. Read more.

Plutocracy’s Boot Boys

We’re getting a better idea of how billionaires and corporations capture government policy. Read more.

Scorched Earth Economics

Why have the Year Zero policies of neoliberalism not been abandoned? Read more.

A Monstrous Proposal

Why the private sector should be subject to freedom of information laws. Read more.