Susan George joined an expert panel on the first day of a meeting of a working group of the UN Human Rights Council, tasked with developing a treaty on transnational corporations and human rights. She spoke with the Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power about the history of UN action on transnational corporations, the potential pitfalls of the current treaty negotiations, and the range of tax abuses, wage evasion, and investor protection weapons that transnational corporations can use.
Tom George has recently completed an MSc in Sociology at the University of Bristol (UK) including an extended study on precarity and resistance. Tom also lends his professional skills in research and evaluation to activist campaigns and grass-roots community building.
Susan George is one of TNI's most renowned people for her long-term and ground-breaking analysis of global issues. "Shadow Sovereigns: How Global Corporations are Seizing Power" is the newest of her seventeen widely translated books. She describes her work in a cogent way that has come to define TNI: "The job of the responsible social scientist is first to uncover these...
Filósofa, escritora y doctora en Ciencias Políticas, Susan George es una de las figuras más representativas de ATTAC, una asociación presente en más de cuarenta países que lucha por cambiar las bases del sistema económico imperante.