> 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.