Book Review: Gangs of America

After two years of corporate scandals, it’s hard not to love a book that opens with observation: ”Nothing is illegal if 100 businessmen decide to do it.”

How Media Giants Are Reassembling The Old Oligopoly

Two years ago, Mattel Inc. gave CBS a choice. The network had refused to broadcast the toymaker’s movie “Barbie in the Nutcracker” in prime time. So Mattel threatened to pull millions of dollars of advertising from the Nickelodeon cable channel — owned by CBS parent Viacom Inc.

Corporations the Only Winners in Occupation of Iraq

The Bush administration’s foreign policy, like domestic policy, often seems to come directly from corporate board rooms. While U.S. soldiers attempt to establish law and order in Iraq, Bush has put oil companies above the law.