100 Largest Economies, List of Anti-Corporate Groups (fwd)

Francisco Lopez (d005734c@dcfreenet.seflin.lib.fl.us)
Thu, 19 Dec 1996 02:05:52 -0500 (EST)


From:dbriars@world.std.com
To: mclibel@europe.std.com

Subject: 100 Largest Economies,
List of Anti-Corporate Groups
Date: 12/16/96
From: Steve Gorelick (ISAC) (isecvt@igc.apc.org)

Rank Country 1991 GNP (US$)
(US$) Business

1 United States 5,686.0
2 Japan 3,337.2
3 Germany 1,516.8
4 France 1,167.7
5 Italy 1,072.2
6 United Kingdom 963.7
7 Canada 568.8
8 Spain 486.6
9 Russian Federation 479.5
10 Brazil 447.3
11 China 424.0
12 Australia 287.8
13 India 284.7
14 Netherlands 278.8
15 South Korea 274.5
16 Mexico 252.4
17 Switzerland 225.9
18 Sweden 218.9
19 Belgium 192.4
20 Austria 157.5
21 ITOCHU 157.0
22 Sumitomo 150.8
23 Marubeni 140.7
24 Mitsubishi 136.3
25 Mitsui & Co. 133.8
26 Iran 127.4
27 General Motors 123.8
28 Electricite de France 123.8
29 Finland 122.0
30 Denmark 121.7
31 Ukraine 121.5
32 Taiwan 118.9
33 Indonesia 111.4
34 Saudi Arabia 105.1
35 Turkey 103.9
36 Royal Dutch/Shell Group 103.8
37 Exxon 103.2
38 Norway 102.9
39 Argentina 91.2
40 South Africa 91.0
41 Stet 90.3
42 Thailand 89.5
43 Ford Motor Co. 89.0
44 Tokyo Electric Power 87.5
45 Nissho Iwai 86.4
46 Deutsche Bundesposte Telekom 85.3
47 Toyota Motor 78.1
48 Poland 70.6
49 Yugoslavia (former) 70.0
50 Greece 65.5
51 IBM 64.8
52 IRI 64.1
53 American Telephone & Telegraph 63.3
54 GE 60.2
55 Tomen 60.2
56 Israel 59.1
57 Portugal 58.5
58 British Petroleum 58.4
59 Daimler-Benz 57.3
60 Sears Roebuck 57.2
61 Mobil 56.9
62 Hitachi 56.1
63 Iraq (1988) 53.0
64 Venezuela 52.8
65 Algeria 52.2
66 Nichimen 49.9
67 Cargill 49.1
68 Matsutshita Electric Industrial 48.6
69 British Gas 48.5
70 Nippon Telegraph and Telephone 48.2
71 Philip Morris 48.1
72 Fiat 46.8
73 Kanematsu 46.6
74 Pakistan 46.1
75 Philippines 46.1
76 Volkswagen 46.0
77 Malaysia 45.8
78 Siemens 44.9
79 Kansai Electric Power 44.6
80 WalMart Stores 43.9
81 Samsung Group 43.7
82 Nissan Motor 42.9
83 GTE 42.4
84 Colombia 41.9
85 Kazakhstan 41.7
86 New Zealand 41.6
87 Unilever 41.3
88 ENI 41.0
89 Singapore 39.2
90 Telefonico de Espana 38.8
91 Czechoslovakia 38.4
92 Peru 38.3
93 Du Pont 38.0
94 Texaco 37.6
95 Ontario Hydro 37.4
96 Ireland 37.3
97 British Telephone 37.3
98 Chevron 36.8
99 Chubu Electric Power 36.8
100 Elf Aquitane 36.3

Some sources for anti-corporate information
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McLibel Support Campaign
5 Caledonian Rd
London N1 9DX UK
Tel/fax 0171 713 1269

McSpotlight
http://www.mcspotlight.org/

U.S. McLibel Support Campaign
PO Box 62
Craftsbury VT 05826-0062
Email dbriars@world.std.com
Phone/Fax 802-586-9628

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Adbusters
The Media foundation
1243 West 7th Ave
Vancouver BC Canada v6h 1b7
604-736-9401
adbusters@adbusters.org

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Corporate Crime Reporter
POB 19405
Washington DC 20036
202-737-1680

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Corporate Watch
web: http://www.corpwatch.org
apc conference: corpwatch
email: corpwatch@igc.org
Listerve: Majordomo@igc.org Msg: subscribe corp-watchers
New group

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Democracy Unlimited of Wisconsin
29 East Wilson Street, #201
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-6629

Offers a free how-to packet on researching the histories of local
corporations, as well as information on revoking corporate
charters. This group is also working in Wisconsin to rescind the
rights of citizenship given to corporations.

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Food & Water
RR1 Box 68D
Walden, VT 05873
1-800-EAT-SAFE

An action-oriented organization, Food & Water targets the
corporations poisoning our food supply through the use of
pesticides, genetic engineering, and food irradiation. Their
excellent quarterly, "Food & Water Journal", gives you the 'big
picture' and lets you know what you can do about it.

$25/year for annual membership and subscription to Food &
Water Journal
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International Forum on Globalization
PO Box 12218
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 771-3394

Looks at the international side of the corporate machine, focusing
on the effects of 'free trade' on jobs, the environment, and the
Third World. Publishes quarterly "IFG News", and offers tapes and
transcipts of their public 'teach-ins'.

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International Society For Ecology and Culture
POB 9475
Berkeley CA 94709
510-527-3873
<isecvt@igc.apc.org>

Provides materials to local study groups on the subject
of how can we get off of this tread-mill rat-race of
industrial civilization.

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Maine Chapter of the Program on Corporations, Law and
Democracy
101 North St. #3
Portland, ME 04101

A small local group that provides a good example of what can be
done locally to oppose corporate power. This group played a big
role in getting the anti-clearcutting initiative on the Maine ballot.
They publish a bi-monthly newsletter, "The Patriot".

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Multinational Monitor
1530 P St NW
Washington DC 20005
202-387-8030

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PR Watch
John Stauber
3318 Gregory St
Madison WI 53711
608-233-3346

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Program on Corporations, Law and Democracy
PO Box 806
Cambridge, MA 02140

Publishes "Taking Care of Business", a short tract on the history of
corporations in America, revealing how corporate rights have
grown to exceed those of flesh-and-blood citizens. Also describes
ways of using existing state-issued charters to redefine corporate
rights and roles. This has become the 'bible' for those interested in
using the legal system to scale back the power of corporations.

Taking Care of Business is available for $4.

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Public Citizen
215 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 546-4996

This Ralph Nader-founded organization is working on campaign
finance reform as a means of limiting corporate influence on the
political process. Probably the best of the big, mainstream
organizations.

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Rachel's Environment and Health Weekly
PO Box 5036
Annapolis, MD 21403-7036

A concise, well-researched weekly analysis of environmental
issues, with an emphasis on the corporations behind the poisons.
A wealth of information you won't find in the mainstream press.

Hard copy $25/year for individuals and citizens' groups.
Or send E-mail to rachel-weekly-request@world.std.com
with the single word SUBSCRIBE in the message. It's free.

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Second Maine Militia
Carolyn Chute
POB 100
Kezar Falls ME 04047
No Phone

Carolyn Chute is the author of "The Beans of Egypt Maine". The Second Maine
Militia is a group of ordinary (thinking) people who are fed up with
corporations ruling of the universe.

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