Posts tagged: corporations
“Functioning democracy may respond to popular concerns, while “the United States has been concerned with fostering the most favorable conditions for her private overseas investment.”
It takes a large dose of what has sometimes been called “intentional ignorance” not to see the facts.
Noam Chomsky: Wage Slavery = Chattle Slavery
Noam Chomsky interviewed by Paul Jay, November 2010. (29:19)
Transcript available at The Real News page.
“People call themselves ‘Libertarians’ and say, ‘We don’t want to be run by others.’ They’re saying ‘We want to be run by private tyrannies..’ … What’s called the ‘Left’ in the media is what used to be called ‘moderate Republicans.’”
Paul Jay has been doing some of the best video journalism work available on the internet, especially on current economic issues, challenging experts to explain their jargon and speak simply and clearly for common audiences.
Note: the youtube url for the video was changed on Wednesday evening, breaking many embeds. I don’t know why. The new url is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8HYkRSh-2k