Empire, Power & People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 109

Globalization’s ‘Game of Thrones’ In the popular television show – and the books it was based upon – we are witness to the internal politics, passions and power-plays of the main ruling dynasties of a fictional world, vying for power, going to war, conniving and controlling, killing and cooperating in a Machiavellian manner. The modern […]

Global Power Project: The Group of Thirty & the “Good Discussion” They’re Still Having

The Group of Thirty (or G-30) describes itself as “a private, nonprofit, international body composed of very senior representatives of the private and public sectors and academia,” which “aims to deepen understanding of international economic and financial issues, to explore the international repercussions of decisions taken in the public and private sectors, and to examine the choices […]

Running for Public Office & Civil Servant Positions- The Fastest & Surest Path from Rags to Riches

The Most Needed Public Medical Intervention in the USA: Spinal Transplant During the last few days a handful of media outlets have been running highly interesting headlines regarding Chelsea Clinton’s Secret Holding Company. Additionally, an article or two pointed out the highly-significant discount offered to the well-known ugly duckling offspring of one of America’s past […]

The Social Cost of Capitalism

The New Social Costs Brought by Globalism When I was a graduate student in economics, the social cost of capitalism was a big issue in economic theory. Since those decades ago, the social costs of capitalism have exploded, but the issue seems no longer to trouble the economics profession. Social costs are costs of production […]

The Reality Principle -Episode 31

“Move to Amend” with David Cobb This week, Eric sits down with David Cobb to discuss the nature of corporations and their immense power over our lives. Eric and David examine the symbiotic relationship between corporations and imperialism, with particular attention to key historical examples. The conversation touches upon some of the most insidious examples […]

Part IV. POGO: Mastering the Art of Lap-Dancing for Mega Sugar Daddies

Follow the Money …Even when it comes to NGO Mini Lap-Dogs We began our series with a snapshot of Mega Corporate Foundations extending their tentacles to organizations and entities involved in government watchdog practices and grassroots activism. We summarized the classic story of the transformation from Government Watchdogs to Mega-Corporate Lapdogs. We presented to you […]

Part I. The Tentacles of Megas: Reaching from the Government to the Emasculated Watchdogs

Who Controls Who with What The mega billionaires of the mega corporations directly influence and control the mega public servants – think from presidents down to presidents’ appointees. Some aptly refer to these ‘megas’ collectively as the shadow government. The mega billionaires of the mega corporations set up mega foundations to channel, centralize and control […]

Government Contractor Galore A La UK: Serco

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