Ears on the earth: Releasing the corporate stranglehold

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It's Day 2 of the World Social Forum. There's an ambitious program of panel discussions, talks, music, exhibits. There's a lot to choose from.

Corporate control is one of those issues being talked about constantly and continuously. Often it seems like corporate control is getting worse.

On today's show:

Sophia Reuss attended a panel called Extractivsm, Water and Climate Change. One of the speakers was Indigenous activist Eriel Deranger of the Athabasca First Nations.

Next, David Kattenburg explores control of our corporate monopoly over planet earth's food system, with clips from Carlos Marentes of Via Campesina; Aisha Dodwell of Global Justice Now; and Pat Mooney of ETC Group: monitoring power, tracking technology, strengthening diversity.

And finally, there's a sequel in the works to critically acclaimed 2004 film The Corporation, directed by Mark Achbar and written and produced by Joel Bakan. Joel tells us about the ideas behind the new film.  

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