10 blogs covering controversial topics, uncovering shocking truths and exploring crucial topics that concern how political institutions function, how multinational corporations undermine democracy and how trade is abused to pursue profits…

Kristina Sperkova Kristina's Blog Published: 2014.10.02

Many governments move to control alcohol and protect their people from alcohol harm…

Sven-Olov Carlsson Sven-Olov’s Blog Published: 2014.09.22

Fuelled by alcohol marketing, alcohol is becoming a part of our lives, which wasn’t so before at all. Big Alcohol does everything it can to create a culture that glorifies alcohol and that ignores the real effects and consequences of alcohol use.
The culture in Africa was that women do not use alcohol but advertisements are putting together alcohol use and equality to delude women into taking up alcohol. New users are what Big Alcohol producers thirst for and Africa with the majority of people – especially women and youth – not using alcohol is unchartered territory and most attractive…

Brenda Mkwesha Brenda's Blog Published: 2014.09.19

An insight into the advocacy initiatives in the State of Kerala, India reversing the trend of increasing alcohol use and putting Kerala on track to become free from alcohol harm…

Johnson Edayaranmula Johnson's Blog Published: 2014.08.28

My three take-away lessons from a breakfast seminar with leading alcohol researchers – they are about myself, my friends and our society…

Maik Dünnbier Maik's Blog Published: 2014.08.24

In Kenya alcohol harm is rampant, especially among children and youth, which means a looming burden on development. There’s only one stakeholder profiting from this: Big Alcohol.
But there’s also hope in both the law that is in place and in the work done by civil society…

Moses Waweru Moses' Blog Published: 2014.08.24

As Indian government official step up enforcement of rules governing alcohol import, multinational corporations are found to violate basic laws. The impasse at the customs is utilised by foreign diplomats who are bootlegging their alcohol…
We see illegal and shameful behaviour that imports alcohol harm into our country…

Suneel Vatsyayan Suneel's Blog Published: 2014.08.17

We can no longer afford to have a multi-billion dollar industry controlling the public relations agenda…

for a product that is ranked as third leading risk factor for death and is responsible for 5.5% of the Global Burden of Disease.
Metamorphasis is controlled by DNA, and the current transition indicates that ICAP’s development is being directed by its alcohol and tobacco industry genes…

Thomas Babor Tom's Expert Corner Published: 2014.08.05