Ralph Nader's new book, Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State
, inspired by the current state of political dysfunction, advances the idea that the Left and the Right on the political spectrum actually have--in many instances--very similar, if not identical goals.
In his new book, Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State
, the consumer advocate and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader argues that on many issues, from undeclared wars to unprosecuted Wall Street crimes, liberal and conservative citizens increasingly agree with each other, and that, by working together, they can take back Washington.
But Ralph Nader, in Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State
, believes that ad hoc alliances of left and right to achieve common goals can, should, and, indeed, shall be our political future.
In Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State
, Nader lays out an agenda to bring together conservatives, libertarians, and liberals in the battle against corporate welfare, rampant surveillance, and the military-industrial complex.
Ransel, "Implicit Questions in Michael Confino's Essay: Corporate State
and Vertical Relationships," Cahiers du monde russe 51, 2-3 (2010): 207.
Although it is mentioned, the reference is only very brief and the exact years of the corporate state
are not clear (39).
ExxonMobil has become, argues Coll, "a corporate state
within the American state," and as President George W.
Putin's concentration of power and government domination of the energy sector created a kleptocratic corporate state
, which sought to control all institutions.
Depending on their corporate state
of health willing sellers may still appeal to the low risk strategic "buy and build" acquirer who must be courted whilst those businesses in decline might raise the flag for a White Knight to avoid the distress of competing scavengers instigating a feeding frenzy.
Bryson is a baby boomer, whose life and work have been shaped by the social and economic developments of the latter half of the 20th century, which occupy the middle chapter here: American optimism (on top of American exceptionalism), population shifts from farm to city and from city to suburb, the burgeoning female presence in the workforce, the consumer-credit system, interstate highways, chain stores, urban renewal, inlation, and the corporate state
Perfecting, or at the very least improving, customer experience has replaced customer loyalty as the ultimate corporate state
The expanding immunities of the Executive branch, now increasingly embracing the military contractors of the corporate state
, is destroying the remaining pretensions that we are a nation under law.
Unfortunately, Mussolini's corporate state
neglected to include D'Annunzio's "tenth corporation," which consisted of poets, prophets, and Supermen.
By focusing on the Fuller Supreme Court, 1888-1910, we can locate the origin of the American corporate state
Chris Hedges argues in his new book "Death of the Liberal Class," published in October by Nation Books, that the press, the universities, the labor movement, the Democratic Party, and other pillars of the liberal class no longer serve as effective counterweights to the corporate state