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Bergen Record: Watchdog group accuses contractor of shoddy Afghan work
by Hugh R. MorleyBergen Record
May 21st, 2006
New Jersey newspaper reports on CorpWatch criticism of a local multinational, the Louis Berger group, in our new report, "Afghanistan, Inc."

Morning Edition: Report Takes Dim View of Afghan Rebuilding Work
by Renee MontagneMorning Edition (NPR)
May 5th, 2006
Writing for the non-profit group CorpWatch, journalist Fariba Nawa tells Renee Montagne she found evidence of flawed work on schools, health clinics, roads and other public projects financed by the United States and other countries.

Denver Post: Lewis: Dubai deal business as usual
by Al LewisThe Denver Post
February 25th, 2006
CorpWatch's Pratap Chatterjee is quoted in a Denver Post article about the Dubai Ports World acquisition.

East Bay Express: Far From Home
by Chris ThompsonEast Bay Express
February 8th, 2006
CorpWatch's Afghan investigative correspondent, Fariba Nawa, gets featured in this cover article for our local weekly newspaper.

MSNBC: The Abrams Report
MSNBC
February 2nd, 2006
MSNBC's Abram Report interviews CorpWatch's Pratap Chatterjee about fraud involving Defense Department contractors.

New York Newsday: Christian right exhorts consumer crusades
by Carol EisenbergNewsday
December 14th, 2005
CorpWatch is quoted in an article about the consumer activism of the religious right.

Boston Globe: Raytheon to employ retired officers
by Robert WeismanThe 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.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Workers from poor countries serve the 48th
by Moni BasuThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 6th, 2005
CorpWatch's research cited in this article about third country nationals (TCNs) from Asia who work for low pay to support the U.S. occupation of Iraq.

CNN International: Investment Activism
by Jonathon MannCNN
August 24th, 2005
CNN interviews Pratap Chatterjee of CorpWatch about shareholder activism on the left and on the right.

Washington Post: Halliburton's Higher Bill
by Griff WitteWashington 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 KitchenNewsday
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 BialikWall Street Journal
August 31st, 2004
The Wall Street Journal reports on Pratap Chatterjee covering the Republican National Convention for CorpWatch and Democracy Now.

San Francisco Chronicle: Migrants trade poverty for danger
by Robert CollierThe San Francisco Chronicle
August 5th, 2004
CorpWatch's Pratap Chatterjee is quoted in a front page San Francisco Chronicle article about the employment of third country nationals in Iraq.

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

New York Times: Nike Pledges to End Child Labor And Apply U.S. Rules Abroad
by John H. Cushman Jr. The New York Times
May 13th, 1998
CorpWatch is credited with exposing an Ernst & Young report, detailing the poor conditions of Nike plants in Vietnam.

Calls grow for a new model for global trade
by Robert WeismanThe Boston Globe
October 9th, 2008
Now come the second thoughts on globalization. CorpWatch's Project Director Tonya Hennessey quoted.

US: Google launches search for energy solutions
by Bob KeefePalm Beach Post
November 28th, 2007
Google is going ga-ga over green energy.

US: Fort Huachuca intelligence center draws private contractors
by Mike SunnucksPhoenix Business Journal
November 7th, 2007
An increasing amount of U.S. intelligence work -- including training related to aggressive interrogation methods -- is being parceled out to defense firms making Arizona's Fort Huachuca a major contracting hub.

Philippine News: R.P. probes ‘trafficked OFWs’ in Iraq
by Beting Laygo DolorPhilippine 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.