|CHILE: Bachelet asiste hoy a cena auspiciada por Barrick Gold en Nueva York|
by Claudia Urquieta, El Mostrador
September 23rd, 2009
El hecho contrasta con la postura adoptada por Al Gore, quien rehusó participar en un seminario sobre Cambio Climático en Chile el 2007 si la minera impulsora del polémico proyecto Pascua Lama actuaba como sponsor. Organizaciones norteamericanas cuestionan la asistencia de la Presidencia y aseguran que esta va en dirección contraria a la línea de protección social impulsada por la mandataria.
|AFGHANISTAN: Maladies of Interpreters|
by Joshua Foust, New York Times
September 21st, 2009
For most American troops, the only connection they have to the locals — whether soldiers in the Afghan army or villagers they’re trying to secure — is through their interpreters. Yet the way the military uses translators is too often haphazard and sometimes dangerously negligent.
|Bush is gone, but Halliburton keeps cashing checks|
by Pratap Chatterjee, Salon.com
June 3rd, 2009
All was remarkably staid as shareholders celebrated Halliburton's $4 billion in operating profits in 2008 at the company's recent AGM in Houston, a striking 22 percent return at a time when many companies are announcing record losses. At the same time, Sen. Byron Dorgan's Senate Democratic Policy Committee was holding a hearing on Capitol Hill focused on abuses by former subsidiary KBR.
|Calls grow for a new model for global trade|
by Robert Weisman, Boston Globe
October 9th, 2008
Now come the second thoughts on globalization, as never before have world markets been so integrated. The current financial crisis could mark the start of an effort to overhaul the global financial system conceived at the 1944 summit in Bretton Woods, N.H., which set the rules of international commerce for industrial countries.
|5 Steps to Finding Out if a Company Is Green|
by Eileen P. Gunn, U.S. News & World Report
October 9th, 2008
If it's important to you that your employer be environmentally responsible, how can you know for sure that a company is green enough—or even as green as it says it is? Here are five steps to help you find out all that you want to know about how green—or greenwashed—a company might be.
|KBR puts more emphasis on construction|
by John Porretto, Associated Press
May 7th, 2008
KBR Inc.'s proposed $550 million acquisition of an Alabama engineering and construction company is further evidence of its drive to expand its presence in industrial construction, the top executive of the military and engineering contractor said Tuesday.
|The Great Iraq Swindle|
by Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone
August 23rd, 2007
Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi chronicles how the U.S. government botched the reconstruction of Iraq, drawing on examples from CorpWatch's new book: Baghdad Bonanza (City Lights Books, 2008)
|MSNBC: The Abrams Report|
February 2nd, 2006
MSNBC's Abram Report interviews CorpWatch's Pratap Chatterjee about fraud involving Defense Department contractors.
|Boston Globe: Raytheon to employ retired officers
by Robert Weisman, The Boston Globe
December 10th, 2005
CorpWatch's Pratap Chatterjee comments on the hiring of retired high-ranking Army, Navy, and Air Force officers for a new line of executive jobs.
|Washington Post: Halliburton's Higher Bill|
by Griff Witte, Washington Post
July 6th, 2005
Washington Post quotes our research as source for new secret $5 billion contract with Halliburton. Our military correspondent provided the Post with military contracts that the Pentagon refused to release.
|New York Newsday: Working in a war zone|
by Patricia Kitchen, Newsday
February 13th, 2005
In an article about job recruiting and conditions for military contractors in Iraq, CorpWatch explains how people will often contact CorpWatch, looking to get hired by these firms.
|Wall Street Journal: Corporate Relations|
by Carl Bialik, Wall Street Journal
August 31st, 2004
The Wall Street Journal reports on Pratap Chatterjee covering the Republican National Convention for CorpWatch and Democracy Now.
|Business Week: Philanthropy 2003: The Corporate Donors|
by Michelle Conlin and Jessi Hempel, with Joshua Tanzer and David Polek,, Business Week
December 1st, 2003
CorpWatch's Pratap Chatterjee is quoted in a Business Week article about Freeport McMoRan's "greenwash" of its environmentally destructive gold mine in Indonesia
|Philippine News: R.P. probes ‘trafficked OFWs’ in Iraq|
by Beting Laygo Dolor, Philippine News
August 8th, 2007
President Gloria Arroyo has ordered an investigation into reports that Filipino workers were forced to go to Iraq to work on the U.S. embassy there despite a ban on them traveling there. A report from the watchdog organization CorpWatch said that “other South Asians” were indeed working for First Kuwait Trading and Contracting in Iraq.
|CorpWatch stories on Iraq & New Mexico get mainstream coverage|
by Pratap Chatterjee
July 27th, 2007
The U.S. Congress and the mainstream media are picking up on some of the issues that CorpWatch has been digging into over the last couple of years. Namely, trafficking of workers to Iraq; coal power plants on Diné land; and Iraq reconstruction.
|Irish Times: Minding their own business|
by Michael Jansen, The Irish Times
January 22nd, 2005
This Irish Times book review describes Iraq, Inc. as a "must read" for understanding why things are going wrong in Iraq.
|Times-Picayune: Duck and Uncover|
by Stewart Yerton, Times-Picayune (New Orleans)
November 10th, 2004
CorpWatch's Pratap Chatterjee is quoted in an article explaining the greenwashing of oil-spills.
|Independent (UK): Coke adds life?|
by Paul Vallely, Jon Clarke, and Liz Stuart, The Indepenent (UK)
July 25th, 2003
CorpWatch is quoted in an article about Coca-Cola's corporate irresponsbility in the Indian state of Kerala.