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All Blog Posts Tagged 'corporatocracy' (7)

Introducing the Global Power Project (Updated)

Mon, 3/25/2013 - by Andrew Gavin Marshall
originally posted on

We live in an interdependent world, where nations are increasingly…


Added by Cromag on February 28, 2014 at 3:24pm — No Comments

The Transnational Capitalist Class and the Discourse of Globalization

By Leslie Sklair

Cambridge Review of International Affairs


1. Introduction

Remarkably for a sub-discipline in the social sciences, theory and research on globalization appears to have reached a mature phase, in terms of volume of publications if not their quality, in a relatively short period of time. Most attempts to survey the field, despite their differences, agree that…


Added by Cromag on July 5, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Global Power Project, Part 4: Banking on Influence with JPMorgan Chase

Wed, 7/3/2013 - by Andrew Gavin Marshall
originally posted on

In May, JPMorgan Chase was listed as the …


Added by Cromag on July 4, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Shock Doctrine and the Debt Limit

By L. Randall Wray, senior scholar, Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, Blithewood and Bartlett Naylor, financial policy counsel, Public Citizen - 08/05/11 11:46 AM ET

Washington's recently staged drama of dysfunction over the federal debt limit sadly distracted attention from real crises occurring outside the beltway. These include…


Added by Cromag on August 5, 2011 at 4:18pm — No Comments

Replacing Democracy with Corporatocracy -by John Perkins

Dear Friends,

As I write this, I am watching the economic chaos in Greece. I’m sure we’re all sharing the feelings of fear of economic collapse that is rampant among the other European countries – and in fact, around the world.

These events are classic cases of what I detail in my books – “Confesssions of An Economic Hit Man” and “Hoodwinked.”

Greece has been struck by economic hit men. Set to default on its debts, the Athens government is leading the pack…


Added by Cromag on August 5, 2011 at 4:01pm — No Comments

What is the West's Responsibility?

by Ice Goldberg

June 22nd, 2009

”In fifty years –a single lifetime– the earth has been more radically changed than by all previous generations of humanity” [1]. Taken lightly, total ecological devastation could effectively arrive this century in the form of climate change due to –putting it simply– the global mismanagement of resources. It may even be too late to mitigate if we cannot come to some consensus in short order.

Today’s scientific community has reached a… Continue

Added by Ice Goldberg on October 22, 2009 at 2:06pm — 3 Comments

Bribe Payers Index 2008

Good news worth repeating! Congrats to BPI winners Belgium & Canada whose companies are least likely to engage in bribery when doing business abroad.

As the effects of the financial crisis are being felt around the world, Transparency International’s 2008 Bribe Payers Index (BPI) exposes the degree to which companies of the leading exporting nations are likely to engage in bribery when doing business abroad.

The… Continue

Added by Cromag on May 30, 2009 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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