Who Rules the Anglosphere?

VT | 5 Aug 2016 America’s real rulers have access to immense fortunes, operate behind the scenes, and enjoy near-absolute power “[The Controllers of the Invisible Government] would continue to grow in strength, until they had the whole silly world, the whole credulous world, the whole ingenuous world, in their hands. Anyone who would challenge them,…

Brexit Is Only the Latest Proof of the Insularity and Failure of Western Establishment Institutions

Glenn Greenwald | 26 June 2016 The decision by U.K. voters to leave the EU is such a glaring repudiation of the wisdom and relevance of elite political and media institutions that — for once — their failures have become a prominent part of the storyline. Media reaction to the Brexit vote falls into two general categories: (1) earnest, candid attempts…

Which Corporations Control the World?

International Business Guide | 13 June 2016 A surprisingly small number of corporations control massive global market shares. How many of the brands below do you use? It’s a Small World at the Top: Banking Largest banks hold a total of $25.1 trillion:[1] 1.) ICBC, China, $2.95 trillion in assets, over 18,000 outlets, 108 branches…