Tag Archives: corporate behavior

Cannibals

“It worked so well in the third world that we brought it home.  The Corporatacracy colonized its own People.” John Perkins, “Hoodwinked.” There’s a scent of a fresh kill in the air, and the hunter is crouched and ready to spring, … Continue reading

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This is What an Oligarchy Looks Like

The word oligarchy is getting lots of coverage these days as more and more of us are realizing how close we are  to becoming a nation of many ruled by a few, unelected, elitist individuals. A recent Al Jazeera article … Continue reading

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Finally, the US Might be Getting it Right

I wrote last week that our nation really needed to step up to the plate with regards to prosecuting those responsible for the Great Recession.  People willingly broke laws to engage in speculative behavior that sent our economy into a … Continue reading

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China is Doing It Right: Handling Corporate Corruption and Defiance

This recent post in The Atlantic  reminds us of something we all know:  Wall Street is as corrupt as the movies portray it to be. Writer Bouree Lam discusses a recent report out of Notre Dame that examines whether or not … Continue reading

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Hero of the Week – Representative Thomas Massie

An underlying dynamic to the Financialization Revolution is our government’s outright refusal to do its job (Greta Krippner touches on this in her book “Capitalizing on Crisis” when she discusses the origins of the Revolution).   The following story is about … Continue reading

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Today ‘s Headlines Tell the Story of the Unseen Revolution…I Don’t Even Need to Narrate

A Simple Description of the Financialization Revolution in Today’s Headlines     “The American Dream Is A Myth” “Why the Supreme Court Says It’s Alright For Rubio to Have Biweekly Calls With a GOP Megadonor”    “Financial Industry:  Slow Down on Financial … Continue reading

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New Corporate Behavior: Forget Sales, What’s the Stock Price?

Earlier this week I discussed the idea of new corporate behavior and its role in The Financialization Revolution, I said “Since the Financialization Revolution, the goal of satisfying shareholders instead of consumers has become the primary focus of corporations.” A new Think … Continue reading

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