Big Tobacco

Battle for the Earth: How conspiracy theories serve only one master – Part 9

There is a plethora of conspiracy theories, and they have one thing in common: they reinforce worries and fears and convey a sense of complete disempowerment. Quite a few are based on observations that are indeed legitimate causes for concern,…

Battle for the Earth: The baffling strategies of the fossil fuel industry Part1

Renowned climate scientist Michael E. Mann’s recent book, The New Climate War: the fight to take back our planet, warns forcefully that powerful fossil fuel industry interest groups continue to pour hundreds of millions of dollars a year into covertly…

Australia has defended itself against Big Tobacco this time – but no one is safe with ISDS

By Guy Taylor for Global Justice Now. One of the more infamous examples of corporations suing governments was resolved, at least in the short term, last week. The Australian government has successfully defended itself against an Investor State Dispute Settlement…