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Break up the Corporations
The 147 Companies That Control Everything ... Visualizing the "super entity." ... Three systems theorists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich have taken a database listing 37 million companies and investors worldwide and analyzed all 43,060 transnational corporations and share ownerships linking them. They built a model of who owns what and what their revenues are and mapped the whole edifice of economic power. They discovered that global corporate control has a distinct bow-tie shape, with a dominant core of 147 firms radiating out from the middle. Each of these 147 own interlocking stakes of one another and together they control 40% of the wealth in the network. A total of 737 control 80% of it all. – Forbes
Dominant Social Theme: There is no great private conspiracy to run the world. It's just a bunch of corporations. Blame capitalist greed, but don't ever blame the great central banking families. They don't even exist.
Free-Market Analysis: The Internet is aflame with conspiracy theories about a small group of impossibly wealthy central banking families and their enablers and associates. These include corporate, religious, financial and military personnel. Now this same power elite has, in our view, struck back with a meme of its own. Yes, power is centralized, but it's CORPORATE power. Corporations are to blame.
This is, endlessly, a strategy seized from the same weary playbook, offered up over and over again. Occupy Wall Street is mad, in aggregate, at corporations. Washington, DC's Senator Bernie Sanders (see other article this issue) believes there is too much corporate control over the Fed; determined sleuth and master journo Matt Taibbi makes Goldman Sachs the chief culprit and "vampire squid" of corporate malfeasance.
But this is an entirely incorrect reading of the world. There is in our view a cadre of elite central banking families and no matter how much their brain-trust tries to distract us from the truth, it is too late for that. The Internet Reformation gallops on apace, providing truth-telling about the way the world really works.
The Rothschilds, for instance, along with other central banking families evidently and obviously run the BIS and other central banking paraphernalia. The Rothschilds virtually created Israel and built its Knesset and Supreme Court building, with all its Illuminati symbolism.
We are supposed to believe this family and others like them are mere bystanders – puppets of the corporations in which they actually hold massive private interests and actively run? Of course, our paradigm doesn't just include Jewish families. As many have noted (not always kindly) we believe that Jewish banking families are only part of the problem. There is industry and military involvement, too.
We have regularly noted religious involvement in the power elite as well. By religious involvement we mean the Black Church – the Jesuit-influenced movement toward one world government that is clearly part of the Church's current makeup.
The conspiracy to control the world, in fact, is housed in Rome, Israel, Washington, DC and most of all, London's City. Not surprisingly, three of these locations are in areas immune to the larger countries' laws and enforcement thereof. They are indeed a law unto themselves.
You won't find that out from Forbes, however, which has reported (along with the rest of the mainstream media) on a New Scientist survey of corporate ownership that shows about 150 corporate entities control 40 percent of the world's corporate wealth.
This is, say the paper's authors (according to Forbes), the first map of the structure of global corporate control. Well, whoopee. It may be a map, but in reality it's just another attempt to muddy the issue. It's like proposing that Barack Obama or Angela Merkel or Nikolas Sarkozy are in charge of their respective states. They are not. They're elected, but their orders come from a much higher place. Here's some more from the Forbes article:
Such structures occur commonly in biology, things like fungus, lichen and weeds. Economists say the danger comes when you combine hyperconnection with the concentration of power. The Swiss scientists warn that this can lead to an unstable environment. No Scheisse, Sherlock. But the web of corporate control is not de facto a conspiracy of world domination.
There are many reasons for tightly bundled nodes and connections: anti-takeover strategies, reduction of transaction costs, risk sharing, increasing trust and groups of interest. A few caveats with the data set: It excludes GSEs and privately-held companies and is dominated by banks, institutional investors and mutual funds that don't always have much in the way of control over assets ...
A better list would be the actual asset OWNERS, rather than the vendors who manage, house and clear said assets." See the top 50 on the control list at the New Scientist. One of the co-authors, Dr. James Glattfelder, says he will be publishing next week the bigger list of 737 companies that control 80% of the global economy. The 147 are included in that group.
Yes, a better list WOULD be of asset owners. But you won't find one. The founder of the Rothschild dynasty put it into his will – control is to be extended via a network of secretive, private, interlocking trusts. At this point it would take an effort even larger than the present one to figure out what the Rothschilds and other central banking families own – even if you could gain access to the information. And you can't.
Jews do not "run the world" – or certainly not by themselves. The power nexuses include political and industry leaders, military men and even portions of the religious establishment of the Roman Catholic Church. Church leaders, in fact, just proposed a worldwide central bank and global securities tax. Defenders of the Church tell us this is an anomalous event. You think?
We don't buy off on the meme of the evil, Zionist Jew, either. We would tend to categorize this as yet another promotional meme of the elite – that Israeli Zionists runs the world. Those who talk this way are inevitably branded as anti-Semites, their sentiments devalued, their credibility undermined. And that's the plan, isn't it? Impossibly powerful "Jewish" central banking families have ensured the effectiveness of this meme over the past 50 years.
Conclusion: These families hire other Jews the way the Mafia hires Italians. Like to like. There is no difference in the way business is done, however. The same extortion, murder and even mass murder are employed. The difference is that the Mafia is not trying to blame its deeds and misdeeds on corporate malfeasance. It's a dominant social theme ... but not one that will stick in this era of Internet truth-telling. Too bad for the big families. Better for us.
Posted by Jeanna on 10/28/11 08:35 AM
I suppose this misdirection (red herring) may have only minor consequences if action results from corporate blame, in that breaking up the elites' favorite corporations will only make more of them. Like breeding little baby corporations. For sure any break up of a PE corporation would be a controlled event.
As the corporate structure is part of their system for dragging the rest of us into slavery under the Uniform Commercial Code which is subject to the Federal Reserve Banking regulations, then it does them no harm. And, a break up of some of the big corporations might cause some uninformed individuals to believe something good came of it all. Deflection achieved.
Posted by Bluebird on 10/28/11 07:55 AM
Super report and much needed.
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Posted by Hoss on 10/28/11 07:36 AM
Good morning, elves. The following sequence of numbers shows up apparently unbidden in the text above:
~~Your friendly neighborhood editor. :)
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