olga kopenkina on Wed, 9 Jan 2002 20:53:01 +0100 (CET)
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[Nettime-nl] focus on the corporations
> >Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2002 13:39:22 -0800
> >If you think the corp-focus listserve is useful, interesting or amusing,
> >we'd appreciate it if you could forward the announcement message below
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> >Robert Weissman
> > LISTSERVE ANNOUNCEMENT: FOCUS ON THE CORPORATION
> >Corp-Focus is a moderated listserve which distributes the weekly column
> >"Focus on the Corporation," co-authored by Russell Mokhiber, editor of
> >Corporate Crime Reporter, and Robert Weissman, editor of Multinational
> >Monitor magazine.
> >To subscribe to Corp-Focus, go to
> >Or, you can send an e-mail message to
> >firstname.lastname@example.org with "subscribe" in the subject
> >line of the message. (If you have any difficulty -- you shouldn't --
> >resend the message to email@example.com.)
> >Focus on the Corporation scrutinizes the multinational corporation --
> >the most powerful institution of our time. Once a week, it reports and
> >comments critically on corporate actions, plans, abuses and trends.
> >Written with a sharp edge and occasional irreverence, Focus on the
> >Corporation covers:
> >* Globalization and corporate power;
> >* The double standards which excuse corporations for behavior (e.g.,
> >causing injury, accepting welfare) widely considered criminal or
> >shameful when done by individuals;
> >* Trends in corporate economic blackmail, political influence and
> >workplace organization;
> >* Industry-wide efforts to escape regulation, silence critics, employ
> >new technologies or consolidate business among a few companies;
> >* Specific, extreme examples of corporate abuses: destruction of
> >communities, trampling of democracy, poisoning of air and water; and
> >* The corporatization of our culture.
> >You can check out back columns, and information about Mokhiber and
> >Weissman's book, Corporate Predators: The Hunt for MegaProfits and the
> >Attack on Democracy, at . To go
> >directly to back columns, go to
> >Please post this notice on relevant lists, and accept our apologies for
> >Focus on the Corporation is a weekly column written by Russell Mokhiber
> >and Robert Weissman. Please feel free to forward the column to friends or
> >repost the column on other lists. If you would like to post the column on
> >a web site or publish it in print format, we ask that you first contact us
> >(firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com).
> >Focus on the Corporation is distributed to individuals on the listserve
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> >message to email@example.com with the text: subscribe
> >Focus on the Corporation columns are posted at
> >Postings on corp-focus are limited to the columns. If you would like to
> >comment on the columns, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org or
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