It's Friday Night! Party Time! Time to relax, put your feet up on the couch, lay back, and watch some detailed videos on economic policy!
The Occupy Wall Street protests have taken off, so of course now come attempts to belittle and discredit them. Business Insider posted the below photoshopped image, titled Down with Evil Corporations. Whoever created it believes they are showing the hypocrisy of demonstrators using corporate products to protest corporate power and greed.
The photo really shows, instead of it's intent, one has little choice, but to use products from corporations labor arbitraging Americans and raping the financial planet. Markets have become so monopolized by multinational corporations, you cannot find products made by good corporate citizens. With that, the below documentary outlines how multinational corporations have limited consumer choice.
Not For Sale
The people all around the world are becoming increasingly dependent on a small number of large multinational businesses. Monsanto controls 90% of the production of genetically modified seeds. Microsoft holds 88.26% market share of the software industry, followed by apple with Mac who hold 9.93%. Everyday 150 million people throughout the world buy a Unilever product without even realising it. Mc Donalds, serve 58.1 million meals a day around the world. Of the 100 largest economies of the world, 51 of them are businesses. The state loses power at the same rate as businesses gain it.