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We seek to oppose all forms of violence, and to create positive change based on cooperation and responsibility. A long road ahead then, butat least mapped and made so much more comprehensible by Monbiot’s Manifesto of Multinational Malevolence.
That’s not really a fair reference – whilst the book makes compelling reading and calls for some response, Monbiot avoids painting a cliche’d picture of corporate greed and sticks to rational political analysis and a clear stats of information.
Is it a turn of the millennium thing that so many writers are claiming to define our age? A criticism of Captive State has been that it hypes its exposure of corporate intrusion as breaking new ground whilst this is not necessarily so.
Just think of all those public institutions that exist through the generosity, or quiet co-option, of Victorian benefactors. Czptive is there any new power play under the sun anyway?
Captive State: The Corporate Takeover of Britain
On every occasion they emerge with a prescription for corporate rule. Captive State is about the very fabric of life in Britain now, and I only wish it were fiction. Copyright Peace News – See our reprint policy.
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