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Foreign Control Watchdog 105 April 2004

Foreign Control Watchdog 105 April 2004

We must have the right to pick and choose: Review of Overseas Investment Act, by Murray Horton Sukhi socks it to the TNCs and the media: Dunedin does us all proud with 2003 Roger Award event, by Murray Horton Telecom:

Still ripping us off after all these years, by Murray Horton Tranz Rail: For whom the takeover tolls. Government misses opportunity, settles for half a loaf, by Murray Horton The hijacking of a nation: Democracy and self determination are a farce in occupied Iraq, by Joe Hendren

Trade negotiations with Thailand and China, by Bill Rosenberg Media opponent of mining TNCs silenced: "Waihi Leader" changes hands, by Andy Hatton Cape Kidnappers: David versus Goliath plus the Council, by Liz Remmerswaal

New Greenpeace report slams Malaysian forestry TNC, by Murray Horton Book reviews, by Jeremy Agar: "Globalization and its discontents" by Joseph Stiglitz: "The bubble of American supremacy" by George Soros

Obituaries: Des Hendren, by Joe Hendren; Ken Corliss, by Paul Corliss; Briar Campbell-Maaroufi, by Anne Fitzsimon; Yann Fleming, by Murray Horton; Death in the family: Jack Bullock, by Murray Horton

Cheques: please make them out correctly; Taking Control list server: new members welcome Magnificent response to special appeal for organiser’s pay, by Murray Horton Dennis Small moves on, by Murray Horton

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