Will corporations be more powerful than nation states in the future?
In the past, there was a feudal system and the peasants who worked the land were ruled by kings and queens. But then the nation state came along and dominated the way the world was divided up for hundreds of years. But then corporations came along. And their power grew to epic proportions. Corporate money heavily influenced the ways in which politicians made the laws of the land. Corporate money heavily influenced elections. Corporate leaders made billions of dollars while political leaders made hundreds of thousands of dollars. Will corporations take over nation states in the future? Will the world be divided up according to corporate territory? Will corporations have their own governments and armies?
Asked By: guitarman - 5/12/2010
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absolutely....many corporations are more powerful than most nations on earth right now. The USA is a major country right??? its powerfull...right? well...who is forcing our politicians to allow the corporations to ship jobs overseas? or to bring in HB1 visa workers? or to allow the illegal alien invasion?? .......... More
Answered By: jesswzmn - 5/12/2010
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If Democrats stay in power, they may. AIG execs spent about a million bucks on Obama. Obama is the largest recipient of BP dollars over the last 20 years. And, as we all know, Fortune 500 executives favor Democrats: from the liberal Huffington Post... More
Answered By: coldfuse - 5/12/2010
They already are. Notice the influence they have, as indicated by their contributions to political campaigns. Tell me what legislation you'd like to see, give me enough money (to outbid the other lobbyists), and I'll get you your legislation.
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