How Big Business Subverts Democracy The Guardian. February 16, 2011 A piece I wrote with Andy Bichlbaum of the Yes Men, responding to revelations that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has been exploring a "dirty tricks" campaign against its public interest and labor groups opponents.
A short film I worked on in Brazil is now available online:
Battle for the Xingupremiered at film festivals worldwide last year, now International Rivers Network is using it in their outreach and advocacy work around the impact of dams on indigenous communities, especially in the Brazilian Amazon. It was directed & produced by Iara Lee and George Gund, founders of Caipirinha Productions. After coming back from production in the Amazon, I also wrote this piece.
The Pollen and the Bees New Internationalist, June 2004. I wrote this article after working in Buenos Aires on a doc film called The Take, with Canadian journalists Avi Lewis, Naomi Klein, and a great many other incredible collaborators. It's about the rise of worker cooperatives in Argentina after the IMF's poster child went bankrupt and millions were thrown out of work. [Full Text]