Category Archives: Corporations

Wall Street Banks Secretly Build The World’s Largest Private Army

Wall Street banks have secretly taken over US firearms and ammunition manufacturers and the world’s largest mercenary firms in a stealth build up private military force. A Daily KOs article…

The Largest Private Armies In The World

With huge cutbacks slated for the U.S. military, the Marines and Army in particular, private security firms are sure to be getting a boost. The Army is cutting 50,000 soldiers over the…

Wal-Mart facts FDI lobbyists may not like you to know

A report claims the largest retailer’s presence in other markets has hurt small businesses, retail workers and farmers The Minister of State for Commerce and Industry in a written reply…

India announces “big bang” economic reforms

Under immense pressure from credit rating agencies, the corporate media and international and domestic big business, India’s government has announced a series of “big bang” economic reforms aimed at reducing…

Who will survive India Inc’s Great Infrastructure Firesale?

Even before the government launches its own disinvestment plans, India Inc has launched its own mother-of-all disinvestments. From airports to telecom towers to road projects to urban real estate, infrastructure…

Slow Death and Fast Profits: The Globalisation of Pesticides and Poison

The next time anyone in India serves up a good old ‘wholesome’ meal of rice and various vegetables, they will probably take in half a milligram of pesticide also, around…

Indian State of Maharashtra Revokes Monsanto’s Cotton Seed License

This was a difficult day for the proponents of genetically modified crops in India. In Parliament, the Agriculture Committee tabled a report seeking a ban on genetically modified food crops…

New Report Shows Extent of Global Arms Complex

There are few things as infuriating as the annual report by one of my favorite research organizations. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute released on March 19 its yearly global…

Israeli firm to carry out cloud seeding operations in India

Cloud seeding: BMC to rope in Israel firm The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) would rope in Israel’s national water company, Mekorot, to carry out cloud seeding operations in the areas…

India: Soft Drinks, Hard Cases

THE Indian government forced Coca-Cola out of the country in 1977. The company’s return, in October 1993, coincided with the arrival of its arch-rival Pepsi. The United States multinationals now…

India threatened by business interests: Sell Coke and Pepsi, or your economy will suffer

After a Center for Science and Environment study found 24 times the acceptable level of pesticides in soda sold in India, a few state governments acted quickly to ban the…

IPL – Diamond Mafia’s own private Zoo

IPL is more of a money game than of Cricket where Management Accountants could play the role of first, second and third umpire all put together. IPL, the mega cricket…

Agent Orange: The CIA Partnered with Dow and Monsanto

In the 1950s and 60s, the CIA ran the world – and it still does. In this exclusive Intel Hub excerpt from Liam Scheff’s “Official Stories,” (from Chapter 2: “CIA…

The Death of Rice in India

We will soon be eating genetically modified rice invented by seeds multinational corporations Someone said, “Monsanto invented the pig.’ Very soon we will learn, right here in India and Asia,…

World Bank, WTO, and corporate control over water

Giant water projects have always benefited the powerful and dispossessed the weak. Even when built by government and paid for by public money, the beneficiaries have been construction companies, industry,…