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When corporations rule the world / David C. Korten.

Korten, David C., (author.). Pierce, Kevin, (narrator.).
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  • ISBN: 9781626566866 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1626566860 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (16hr., 42 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Berrett-Koehler Publishers : 2015.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Kevin Pierce.
Summary, etc.:
Our Choice: Democracy or Corporate Rule. A handful of corporations and financial institutions command an ever-greater concentration of economic and political power in an assault against markets, democracy, and life. It's a suicide economy, says David Korten, that destroys the very foundations of its own existence. The bestselling 1995 edition of When Corporations Rule the World helped launch a global resistance against corporate domination. In this twentieth-anniversary edition, Korten shares insights from his personal experience as a participant in the growing movement for a New Economy. A new introduction documents the further concentration of wealth and corporate power since 1995 and explores why our institutions resolutely resist even modest reform. A new conclusion chapter outlines high-leverage opportunities for breakthrough change.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Corporations > Political aspects.
Industries > Environmental aspects.
Industrialization > Social aspects.
Big business.
Power (Social sciences)
Business and politics.
International business enterprises.
International economic relations.
Sustainable development.

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