Why Sharks Should Not Own Sport – John Pilger

As Tiger Woods returns to golf, not all his affairs are salacious headlines. The Tiger Woods Golf Course in Dubai is costing $100million to build. Dubai relies on cheap third world labour, as do certain consumer brands that have helped make Woods a billionaire. Nike workers in Thailand wrote to Woods, expressing their “utmost respect for your skill and perseverance as an athlete” but pointing out that they would need to work 72,000 years “to receive what you will earn from [your Nike] contract”. Continue reading

68.4% of weapons sold to foreign powers are supplied by the United States

The business of death and destruction is booming for weapons manufacturers operating in the United States of America. Continue reading