McLibel by John Vidal
Burger Culture on Trial

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McLibel is the unlikely but true story of how a pamphlet called "What's Wrong with McDonald's?" led to the longest trial in British history. In what has become front-page news around the globe, the trial pitted the multibillion-dollar corporation against two jeans-clad members of London Greenpeace who defended themselves against the best powdered-wig lawyers McDonald's could buy.
 

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John is an environmental reporter.
 
Published April 18, 1997 by Macmillan. 336 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Law & Philosophy, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Dubbed McLibel--the libel case that the McDonald's fast-food chain filed in 1990 against two supporters of London Greenpeace for distributing critical leaflets--was the U.K.'s longest trial and, j

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Dubbed ""McLibel""--the libel case that the McDonald's fast-food chain filed in 1990 against two supporters of London Greenpeace for distributing critical leaflets--was the U.K.'s longest trial and, judging from this account, a textbook example of the shortcomings of British law and corporate leg...

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