Tag Archives: corporate elite

Clubs, Cartels and Bilderberg, by Binoy Kampmark

“These are gatherings designed to keep the broader populace at arms-length, and more.”

Corporate Suppression of Direct Democracy Fuels Fight for Community Rights

A study found … “economic elites and organized groups representing business interests have substantial independent impacts on U.S. government policy… while… average citizens have little or no independent influence.”

Evergreene Digest: Get Up, Stand Up ~ Bruce E. Levine

“We are living in a land in which corporate power buys as many politicians as it needs, unjust laws shovel money to the rich, and media substitute entertainment for information. Yet Bruce Levine dares to show how we can reclaim our deadened souls, regain integrity and passion, and begin to change a political system we […]

Chris Hedges: Our Invisible Revolution

“Because revolution is evolution at its boiling point you cannot ‘make’ a real revolution any more than you can hasten the boiling of a tea kettle,” Berkman wrote. “It is the fire underneath that makes it boil: how quickly it will come to the boiling point will depend on how strong the fire is.” By Chris […]

Chris Hedges> Colonized by Corporations

Colonized by Corporations By Chris Hedges    Posted on May 14, 2012  truthdig.com  Illustration by Mr. Fish In Robert E. Gamer’s book “The Developing Nations” is a chapter called “Why Men Do Not Revolt.” In it Gamer notes that although the oppressed often do revolt, the object of their hostility is misplaced. They vent their fury on a political puppet, someone […]