Armageddon Articles Big Lie Black Projects Carrying Capacity Censorship Chemicals Clearcutting Climate Change Coral Reef Destruction Corporations Corruption Crimes Crony Capitalism Earth Economics Education Endangered Species Environmental Eve Of Destruction Externalities Extinctions Frauds Genocide Global Warming Greenhouse Effect Habitat Destruction Health History Inspiration Jonathan Cook Laws Lobbyists Microplastics Nature Ocean Acidification Overshoot Ozone Depletion Phytoplankton Plastic Pollution Political Propaganda Psychology Rainforest Destruction Roundup Herbicide Satanic Sixth Mass Extinction Starvation Sustainability Toxic Chemicals Videos Wall Street Corruption War Water Pollution Wetlands Wildlife World Economic Forum

Capitalism Is Double-Billing Us by Jonathan Cook (Text and Video)

[One of the most important articles I have ever read.]
We Pay From Our Wallets Only For Our Future To Be Stolen From Us
Here is a word that risks deterring you from reading on much further, even though it may hold the key to understanding why we are in such a terrible political, economic and social mess. That word is “externalities”.
That is why corporations – those that inflict the biggest and worst externalities – invest a great deal of time and money in aggressively managing public perceptions. They achieve this through a combination of public relations, advertising, media control, political lobbying and the capture of regulatory institutions. Much of the business of business is deception, either making the externalised harm invisible or gaining the public’s resigned acceptance that the harm is inevitable.
In that sense, capitalism produces a business model that is not only rapacious but psychopathic. Those who pursue profit have no choice but to inflict damage on wider society, or the planet, and then cloak their deeply anti-social – even suicidal – actions.

[dntplgn recurring_amt1=”4.50″ recurring_amt2=”3.00″ recurring_amt3=”1.50″ item_name=”Donation for” paypal_email=”” currency_code=”USD” currency_symbol=”$” return_url=””]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.