Links & Recommended Reading

Other Efforts at Nonprofit Accountability of Special Note (Please Let Nonprofit Watch Know of Others)

The Corporatization of the American Cancer Society --

Cancer Prevention Coalition Calls for An Economic Boycott of the American Cancer Society
Samuel Epstein's Website --

The Corporatization of The National Audubon Society at the Expense of its Grassroots Activism

The Audubon Papers

Periodicals and Informational Websites

CounterPunch--PO Box 18675, Washington, DC 20036; Published twice a month, $ 40/year,

Rachel's Environment & Health Weekly; published by the Environmental Research Foundation, P.O. Box 5036, Annapolis, MD 21403-7036. Fax (410) 263-8944; ; E-mail subscriptions free; Donations highly encouraged. Credit card donations via 1-888-2RACHEL (Examines environmental matters with occasional analysis of the environmental movement)

PR Watch--3318 Gregory St., Madison, WI 53711; 608-233-3346, 608-238-2236 (fax) ; Businesses: $200/year , Non-Profit Groups: $60/year, Journalists and Individuals: $35/year, or send $ 1 for a Sample Copy, Subscribe to PR Watch's email list. (e-mail),

Enviroknowledge : An extensive collection of environmentally related information, analysis, and internet links. Well worth a look!

Books Examining the Environmental Movement

Agency, Democracy, and Nature: The U.S. Environmental Movement from aCritical Theory Perspective by Robert J. Brulle, MIT Press, August 2000

Cloak of Green, The Links Between Key Environmental Groups, Government, and Big Business; Elaine Dewar. 1998, James Lorimer & Co; Toronto; A Distributor: Formac Distributing, 5502 Atlantic Street, Halifax, N.S.; 902 421 7022; ~ $ 22.95;

Earth For Sale, Reclaiming Ecology in the Age of Corporate Greenwash; Brian Tokar. 1997, South End Press; 116 Saint Botolph St., Boston MA 02115; 617-547-4002; 617-547-1333 (fax);

Forcing the Spring, The Transformation of the American Environmental Movement; Robert Gottlieb. 1993, Island Press; Washington, D.C; Suite 300, 1718 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington D.C.;

Losing Ground, American Environmentalism at the Close of the Twentieth Century; Mark Dowie. 1995, MIT Press; Cambridge, MA;

Making A Killing, An End of the World Black Comedy; William M Johnson. 1998, Book Guild Ltd; Sussex, England; 25 High St., Lewes, Sussex, England; (Satire--Leading Character is the DoDo Foundation a.k.a. DDF); ; Ordering: Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.; 311 Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1543 USA, 215-925-5083, Fax: 215-925-1912 and -7412

Books Less Focused Upon Analysis of the Environmental Movement

Divided Planet, Ecology of Rich and Poor; Tom Athanasiou. 1996, Little, Brown and Company; New York;

The Earth Brokers; Power, Politics and World Development; Pratap Chatterjee and Matthias Finger. 1994, Routledge; London, New York;

A Pocket Guide to Environmental Bad Guys (and a Few Ideas on How to Stop Them); James Ridgeway and Jeffrey St.Clair. 1998, Thunder's Mouth Press; 841 Broadway, 4th Floor; New York, NY 10003;

Reproductive Rights & Wrongs, The Global Politics of Population Control; Betsy Hartman. 1998, South End Press; South End Press, 116 Saint Botolph St., Boston MA 02115; 617-547-4002; 617-547-1333 (fax);

Savages; A firsthand account...of how one small band of Amazonian warriors defended their territory against hell-bent oil companies, dogged missionaries, and starry-eyed environmentalists; Joe Kane. 1995, Alfred A. Knopf; New York;

Toxic Sludge Is Good For You; Lies, Damn Lies and the Public Relations Industry; John C. Stauber and Sheldon Rampton. 1995, Common Courage Press; Box 702, Monroe Maine, 04951; 207 525-0900 -3068(fax);

War Against the Greens; the "Wise-Use" Movement, the New Right, and Anti-Environmental Violence; David Helvarg. 1994, Sierra Club Books; San Francisco;

Washington on $ 10 Million a Day, How Lobbyists Plunder the Nation; Ken Silverstein. 1998, Common Courage Press; Box 702, Monroe ME 04951; 207 525-0900 -3068(fax);

Who Owns The Sun? People, Politics, and the Struggle for a Solar Economy; Daniel M. Berman and John T. O'Connor. 1996, Chelsea Green Publishing Co.; PO Box 428; White River Junction, VT 05001; 802-295-6300, 802-295-6444 (fax),

Analysis of Corporate Environmentalism

The Corporate Planet, Ecology and Politics in the Age of Globalization; Joshua Karliner. 1997, Sierra Club Books, San Francisco;

Global Spin, The Corporate Assault on Environmentalism; Sharon Beder. 1997, Green Books and Chelsea Green Publishing Company; Green Books--Foxhole, Dartington; Totnes, Devon TQ9 6EB ; Chelsea Green Publishing Co., PO Box 428; White River Junction, VT 05001;

Greenwash, The Reality Behind Corporate Environmentalism; Jed Greer and Kenny Bruno. 1996, ; Press, and Third World Network; Apex Press, 777 United nations Plaza, Suite 3C, New York, NY 10017, 1-800-316-APEX; Third World Network, 228 Macalister Rd., 10400 Penang, Malaysia,

Green Backlash, Global Subversion of the Environmental Movement; Andrew Rowell. 1996, Routledge; London, New York;

Special Interest

Thy Will Be Done, The Conquest of the Amazon: Nelson Rockefeller and Evangelism in the Age of Oil; Gerard Colby and Charlotte Dennett. 1995, HarperCollins Publishers; New York; (Of interest in light of the Influential Role of the Rockefeller Family in the Environmental Non-profits)

Books Examining Other Sectors of the Non-profit World

Breast Cancer, Poisons, Profits and Prevention; Liane Clorfene-Casten. 1996, Common Courage; Monroe, ME; Box 702, Monroe ME 04951; 207 525-0900 -3068 (fax);

The Road To Hell, The Ravaging Effects of Foreign Aid and International Charity; Michael Maren. 1997, Free Press, Simon & Schuster Inc.;

Leasing the Ivory Tower, The Corporate Takeover of Academia; Lawrence C. Soley. 1998, South End Press; Cambridge, MA; 7 Brookline Street, #1; Cambridge, MA 02139-4146; 617-547-4002; 617-547-1333 (fax);

Made Possible by...: the Death of Public Broadcasting in the United States; James Ledbetter. 1997, Verso Books; London;

Sweet Charity?: Emergency Food and the End of Entitlement; Janet Poppendieck. 1998, Viking Penguin; 375 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014; (212) 366-2000 or (800) 331-4624; fax (212) 366-2666