CIS (Counter Information Services) was a collective of anti capitalist journalists that operated in the UK from 1970 - 1984
Its publications were called Anti-Reports.
- scrutinised the wealth of UK's largest companies
- contrasted profits with wages, work conditions and environmental costs
- exposed UK companies in apartheid South Africa
- disclosed the privatisation of the public sector
CIS worked anonymously - and despite its regular publications, its writers and associates maintained very low profiles throughout its fourteen year existence.
CIS Counter Information Services
The purpose of this report is to tear away the corporate mask and expose the company through its actions and the way in which these affect us all.
RTZ Anti Report 1971
1973 - The 'Recurrent Crisis of London' was launched - the Anti-Report on the Property Developers. At the same time, Covent Garden was occupied by protesters, squatters moved into Tolmers Square in Euston and protests were held outside CentrePoint