Day: July 6, 2011

According to IBON data, TNCs account for 50 percent of all oil, gas and coal extraction and refining. Only 10 TNCs account for about 41 percent of world production of oil and gas, and TNCs control 80 percent of land worldwide which is cultivated for cash crops. Only 20 TNCs account for about 90 percent of the sales of hazardous pesticides and other agricultural chemicals.

By RONALYN V. OLEA MANILA — More than 450 delegates from 380 grassroots organizations representing at least 40 countries are here in Manila to attend the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) Fourth International Assembly. (Photos by Ronalyn V. Olea / Some of the delegates gathered at the World Peace Bell at the…