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ROBERT HOLLY – Inside DuPont and Monsanto’s Migrant Labor Camps

An in-depth investigation reveals that multibillion-dollar Big Ag corporations—including DuPont Pioneer and Monsanto—as well as small-scale farmers routinely use labor recruiters who crowd migrant workers in housing riddled with health and safety violations, such as bed bug infestations and a lack of running water. A newly built public database of housing inspection records exposes the dramatic scope of the problem: …

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TISA: New Trade Deal Could Be Even Greater Threat to Public Services Than TTIP

• Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) could lock in privatisation and increase ability of big business to call the shots on health, education and basic utilities • Rights of some migrant workers could regress to system similar to Saudi Arabia and Qatar • UK likely to emulate Norway signing up as individual nation post-Brexit A global trade deal currently being negotiated in secret …

China’s Millionaires Are Leaving China

The jury may be out permanently on the old question of if money can buy happiness, but that hasn’t stopped wealthy Chinese families from trying. There is a growing trend among China’s richest to use their wealth to move themselves and their families abroad. This is done primarily in the form of investment visas. On the flip side, a number …