Divide And Conquer: Unpacking Stratfor’s Rise to Power

By: Friday July 26, 2013 2:55 pm

On Christmas Day 2011, the hacktivist collective Anonymous ruined the day for a security firm that, throughout much of its history, enjoyed operating in the shadows.

The firm: Strategic Forecasting, Inc., an Austin, Texas-based intelligence-collecting contracting company better known as Stratfor. Its clients include some of the most profitable multinational corporations on the planet, such as the American Petroleum Institute, Archer Daniels Midland, Dow Chemical, Duke Energy, Northrop Grumman, Intel and Coca-Cola.


Putting Some Heart Back Into the Discussion of Women’s Health

By: Tuesday June 12, 2012 4:20 pm

I was so impressed by the Movie Night that Lisa hosted with the remarkable women who made Pink Ribbons Inc. It’s always a delicate and often radical matter to talk about fundraising and awareness raising around illnesses – and in many ways any challenge to pink ribbon land is a risky undertaking so these women – Ravida Din; Barbara Brenner, and Dr. Samantha King are my heroes. I hope folks will see the film and read the superb discussion that took place in the thread here.

Pink Ribbons, Inc. – Monday Movie Night Preview

By: Monday June 11, 2012 2:15 pm

Here’s a preview of our Monday Night Movie — Pink Ribbons, Inc. Join us tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET, hosted by Lisa Derrick.

Well, thank goodness

By: Friday August 20, 2010 1:39 am

Sarah Palin joins Glenn Becks’ “I’m having a Nightmare” Rally. How fitting and timely.

Follow Firedoglake
CSM Ads advertisement