More than 10,000 voters, like you, cast ballots online and in the mail in Corporate Accountability International’s annual Corporate Hall of Shame, and Blackwater out-shamed them all. Blackwater Worldwide is a for-profit corporation of trained soldiers and “security professionals.” Some find it more instructive to label them mercenaries. Flush from more than $1 billion in U.S. military contracts, Blackwater is now expanding its services to include a “private CIA” for Fortune 500 corporations.
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Just last week, Blackwater was raided by federal agents in a firearms probe. At the same time, fellow inductee Wal-Mart was assessed $2 billion in fines for skirting Minnesota labor laws.
The list of abuses goes on and we aren’t afraid to call them to account. Why? Because our cause is just, and we have thousands of people like you on our side.
This year, Corporate Hall of Shame voters chose Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) as the runner-up. ADM is an agribusiness giant, and one part of their business relies on clearing Indonesia’s woodsy wetlands, or “peatlands,” to create palm plantations. The result? A whole lot of palm oil and a whole lot of global warming pollution.
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