- Multinationals -

Getting around the stereotypes

Posted by: Samuel Day Fassbinder ( Citizens for Mustard Greens, USA ) on March 15, 1998 at 21:40:37:

In Reply to: The State is Doomed posted by DKD on March 10, 1998 at 15:49:28:

> I think its terrible that powerful individuals not accountable to the
> electorate have more power than national governments.

That's because these people, the super-rich, ARE the governments.

> The State, our greatest asset in protecting the electorate and providing
> welfare is totally undermined!

The State made the rules whereby the electorate became cannon fodder for multinationals in the first place.

> I'm surprised the Anarchists arent cheering the multinationals on they've
> achieved what they never could.

Anarchists note how the rule of multinationals, cradle-to-grave indebtedness and consumer vacuity etc., have all been made possible by inactivists who feel utterly dependent on the State as a good cop to oppose the bad corporate cop. Such people are no more a force in changing the world, than shellfish are a force in making the tide move.

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