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The Silent Takeover: Global Capitalism and the Death of Democracy

The Silent Takeover: Global Capitalism and the Death of Democracy

by Noreena Hertz

Publisher: Free Press
ISBN: 9780743241892
Pages: 256
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 7 Mb
Date posting: 2020-02-17
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Named one of the best books of the year by The Sunday Times of London, and already a bestseller in England, Noreena Hertz's The Silent Takeover explains how corporations in the age of globalization are changing our lives, our society, and our future -- and are threatening the very basis of our democracy. Of the world's 100 largest economies, fifty-one are now corporations, only forty-nine are nation-states. The sales of General Motors and Ford are greater than the GDP (gross domestic product) of the whole of sub-Saharan Africa, and Wal-Mart now has a turnover higher than the revenues of most of the states of Eastern Europe. Yet few of us are fully aware...