E This Week: More Evidence Environment Is Impacting Autism

May 05, 2013 WHAT WE’RE FOLLOWING More Evidence Environment Is Impacting Autism Evidence continues to mount that environmental exposures prior to pregnancy are contributing to rising autism rates. Most recently researchers submitted the results of three studies at the International Society for Autism Research conference in Spain, tying… Continue Reading …

New Research on Global Corporate Control

New Research on Global Corporate Control Ladislau Dowbor January 3, 2012 “There is a big difference between suspecting the existence of a fact and in empirically demonstrating it” We have all followed, for decades in a row, the news about large companies buying one another, forming increasingly larger groups, in …

Living Well in a World of 7 Billion

Living Well in a World of 7 Billion Humanity has reached a new milestone as we hit 7 billion. Never before have there been 7 billion people on planet earth, all at the same time. As we welcome the 7th billion global inhabitant, we also acknowledge the challenges we will …

The network of global corporate control

The structure of the control network of transnational corporations affects global market com- petition and financial stability. So far, only small national samples were studied and there was no appropriate methodology to assess control globally. We present the first investigation of the architecture of the international ownership network, along with …