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Captive state : the corporate takeover of Britain

Author: George Monbiot
Publisher: London : Pan, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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George Monbiot made his name exposing the corruption of foreign governments, and now he turns his keen eye on Britain. He uncovers what many have suspected but few have been able to prove, that big business is taking over this country.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Monbiot
ISBN: 0330369431 9780330369435
OCLC Number: 47037178
Notes: Originally published: London: Macmillan, 2000.
Description: vi, 430 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The Skye bridge mystery --
Hospital cases : the corporate takeover of the National Health Service --
Breaking point : the smashing of Southampton --
How to buy planning permission : the Department of the Environment's conflicts of interest --
Economic cleansing : how the superstores conquered Britain --
The fat cats directory --
Monsanto's magic potion --
A padlock on the food chain --
Silent science : the corporate takeover of the universities --
Government in exile : the corporate bid for world domination --
A troublemakers' charter.
Responsibility: George Monbiot.

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