Corporatocracy: Living in the UCA (United Corps. of America)
Wal-Mart Nixed Paying Bangladesh Suppliers to Fight Fire At a meeting convened in 2011 to boost safety at Bangladesh garment factories, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) made a call: paying suppliers more to help them upgrade their manufacturing facilities was too costly. The comments from a Wal-Mart sourcing director appear in minutes of the meeting, which was attended by more than a dozen retailers including Gap Inc. (GPS), Target Corp. and JC Penney Co.
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Even US Soldiers are Waking up to the New World Order
The price of a drug used to delay birth in women at high risk of delivering prematurely is going to skyrocket following Food and Drug Administration approval of a prescription form of the product, a synthetic form of the hormone progesterone. Price of drug to prevent preemies jumps from $20 to $1,500 after FDA approval - latimes.com
Drug monopolies courtesy of government | Braincrave.com... where minds meet Contrary to Wikipedia and its source - pseudo-economist Paul Samuelson, who was the "key to Keynes' influence" - there isn't any such thing as a natural monopoly. Any monopoly that comes about and maintains its power does so solely through government intervention (e.g., regulations, subsidies, laws).
America in Decline
The reports are available (for the time being: 20 June 2011 here and here from Edward Fullbrook Citigroup attempts to disappear its Plutonomy Report #2
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Corporations Control Gov't
Corporations Influencing Policy
Corporate Greed vs Public Interest