Economics is extremely complicated. When this complexity is woven into the fabric of all aspects of society, including all levels of government, a tiny percentage of the populace has immense control over the masses of common folks and the systems we live within. We, the People are increasingly forced to exist as serfs to a corporate feudalism.
The relentless propaganda/indoctrination via elite/corporate-owned media and government/elite-controlled education systems trains us to accept this existence as normal, correct, proper and simply how things are supposed to be. And there are huge, powerful all-enveloping law enforcement and military systems to protect things as a tiny elite-class declares as they are to be. Educate yourselves, citizens and patriots. We do not have to be cogs in a machine designed by other to serve those others.
90% of the things you buy at the supermarket are sold by 10 corporations, and 6 corporations control 90% of the media
It is amazing to find out 10 corporations control nearly everything we buy at the supermarket, as illustrated in this infographic. No matter what we buy, the profit ends up in the hands of either Coca-Cola, Pepsico, General Mills, Kellogg’s, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Procter and Gamble, Johnson and Johnson, or Kraft. This goes against the principles of a truly free economy according to none other than the father of modern capitalism, Adam Smith. In his classic The Wealth of Nations, Smith’s ideal was a market of little guys acting as buyers and sellers, not a market of corporate goliaths bent on world domination controlling everything and everybody.
The CEOs of these goliaths and the government officials whose campaigns they finance regularly get together to discuss what is best for them, just as you would expect in an oligarchy. The corporations even help…
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