We have the State Department working together with Google, MTV, MSNBC, Facebook, all of these all of these giant corporations. Google now has two executives that we know of that were charged to help this revolution.
In China, the state controls the corporations, whereas in the United States, the corporations control the state.
It's very clear to meyou do not want corporations captured by states. Equally you do not want states captured by corporations.
It's not a third way between state capitalism and free markets, it is the free market way. Multi-national corporations should be the principal actors, but they should be properly regulated.
I'd shrink government in a minute, if I could shrink GM, Bank of America, and all these immoral corporations that operate by an undemocratic code, with no soul and no conscience.
Nation state as a fundamental unit of man's organized life has ceased to be the principal creative force: International banks and multinational corporations are acting and planning in terms that are far in advance of the political concepts of the nation-state
"many seemingly independent businessmen or craftsman are more or less well paid retainers of larger corporations, such as the cobbler, operating a United States shoe machine or an automobile dealer holding a license of the General Motors Corporation."
By leveraging their freedom from the bonds of location, corporations could now dictate the economic policy of governments.
As institutional psychopaths, corporations are wont to remove obstacles that get into their way.
Deregulation freed corporations from legal constraints, and privatization empowered them to govern areas of society from which they had been previously been excluded. By the end of the century, the corporation had become the world's dominant institution. Yet history humbles dominant institutions.
Somebody's paying the corporations that destroyed Iraq and the corporations that are rebuilding it. They're getting paid by the American taxpayer in both cases. So we pay them to destroy the country, and then we pay them to rebuild it.
One might ask why tobacco is legal and marijuana not. A possible answer is suggested by the nature of the crop. Marijuana can be grown almost anywhere, with little difficulty. It might not be easily marketable by major corporations. Tobacco is quite another story.
SETI is probably the most important quest of our time, and it amazes me that governments and corporations are not supporting it sufficiently.
Institutional blindness is a major threat to the future of all corporations.
The very first words that we, the American nation, spoke were right here in Philadelphia. You know those words: "We the people." It wasn't, "We the conglomerates." It wasn't, "We the corporations." It was, "We the people."