The mantra of the 80's and 90's was “Greed is Good!”
The mantra of the 00's seems to be “The World runs on Greed and Fear — Get used to it!”
Well, here's some “Fun Facts” (about this never-ending Pursuit of “Wealth for Wealth's sake”)
1. Of the 100 largest economies in the world, 51 are corporations; only 49 are countries.
2. The Top 200 corporations' sales are growing at a faster rate than overall global economic activity.
3. The Top 200 corporations' combined sales are bigger than the combined economies of all countries minus the biggest 10 [countries].
[ and those Fun Facts are from 2000! Just image where we are now after 8 years of the Bush Giveaways …]
That's what “Business as Usual” really means.
The real problem with “Corporate Greed” … is they just “keep moving that darn Finish Line” ….Continue Reading...