Roll Over Rover – Super Capitalism And Sheep
- As people continue to lie down, they will continue to be walked on
- As people continue to accept NO NEED TO KNOW, they will soon go nowhere on the parking lots masquerading as superhighways
Before they became “Living (Epitome of Greed) Entities”, corporations had to demonstrate what good they brought to the community and environment.
All the following organizations with good intentions, and their allies will need to step out of ego and incorporate as priority, the primary and only means which has the power to effect change against “Super Capitalism”, and that is the Science of Energy Evolution.
Bill Moyers talks with activists about an initiative to open Americans’ eyes about income inequality. Moyers also delivers an essay on how the broadcasting industry has neglected its responsibility to the public. http://vimeo.com/39461407
On this weekend’s Moyers & Company, Bill Moyers talks with young but very experienced organizers George Goehl, Ai-jen Poo, and Sarita Gupta – all involved with a nationwide citizens’ initiative called the The 99% Spring, which takes place the week of April 9th. Organizers aim to train 100,000 Americans to teach about income inequality in homes, places of worship, campuses and the streets.
A 99% Spring co-organizer, George Goehl is executive director of National People’s Action, a network of grassroots organizations using direct action to battle economic and racial injustice.
Luxury retailers are smiling. So are the owners of high-end restaurants, sellers of upscale cars, vacation planners, financial advisors, and personal coaches. For them and their customers and clients the recession is over. The recovery is now full speed
Protesters rally against economic injustice.
But the rest of America isn’t enjoying an economic recovery. It’s still sick. Many Americans remain in critical condition.
Supercapitalism: The Transformation of Business, Democracy, and Everyday Life: From one of America's foremost economic and political thinkers comes a vital analysis of our new hypercompetitive and turbo-charged global economy and the effect it is having on American democracy. With his customary wit and insight, Reich shows how widening inequality of income and wealth, heightened job insecurity, and corporate corruption are merely the logical results of a system in which politicians are more beholden to the influence of business lobbyists than to the voters who elected them. Powerful and thought-provoking, Supercapitalism argues that a clear separation of politics and capitalism will foster an enviroment in which both business and government thrive, by putting capitalism in the service of democracy, and not the other way around.
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