Articles by: Franklin Frederick

Nestlé May Sell Its Bottled Water Brand In The US And Canada – What Is Behind This Maneuver?

Nestlé May Sell Its Bottled Water Brand In The US And Canada – What Is Behind This Maneuver?

Last week several articles were published in the Swiss, Canadian and US press informing that Nestlé S.A. was considering to sell all its bottled water brands in the US and Canada.  As written in this article : https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/nestle-sharpens-water-focus-on-international-premium-mineral-and-functional-brands-while-exploring-strategic-options-for-parts-of-north-american-business-301074652.html “Nestlé S.A.’s Board of Directors today approved a new strategic direction for its Water business. The company will sharpen its focus on[Read More…]

June 16, 2020 Globalisation
Nestlé: Multinationals as the New Colonial Powers. A tale of Many Cities

Nestlé: Multinationals as the New Colonial Powers. A tale of Many Cities

On November 14th the Canadian group Wellington Water Watchers organized the «All Eyes on Nestlé» conference in the city of Guelph, Ontario, bringing together indigenous’ peoples and citizens’ movements fighting Nestlé’s water takingsfrom Canada, the US, France and Brazil. Following this public event, the representatives of the organizations involved met for a workshop to exchange information and discuss possible common[Read More…]

January 10, 2020 World
The Origins Of The United States Of America, The Joker And The End Of White Supremacy

The Origins Of The United States Of America, The Joker And The End Of White Supremacy

  At its root, capitalism not only meant slavery and white supremacy but also the ethos of the gangster –  Gerald Horne       The film ‘Joker’ presents a contemporary phenomenon present in several countries, but which can only be understood in its complexity through the history of the origins of the USA. African-American historian Gerald Horne argues in the book[Read More…]

January 9, 2020 Arts/Literature