We live in a Corpocracy
and to pretend that any vote cast in the past 20 years has any major influence on the nature of our political system is ridiculous.
This has not produced free market competition but a corpocracy
of powerful companies/financial institutions whose monopolies are fully supported by their client - welllobbied governments.
Because this duty is not fulfilled, true democracy remains a phantom in most cases and terms like corpocracy
and lobbyocracy arise to cynically, but more accurately, describe the kind of government in place.
O'Sullivan, Contests, 200; Monks, Corpocracy, 62-63; Charkham and Simpson, Fair Shares, 180.
Phan, Taking Back, 5-6; Monks, Corpocracy, 57-73; Wilkinson and Pickett, The Spirit Level, 243; Gregg, Corporate Governance, 40; Victor Claar and Robin Klay, Economics in Christian Perspective (Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2007), 198.
We also need a power shift away from a government that has become a corrupt, elitist corpocracy
toward one that is much more of, by and for the people--and the common good.
Today, our own King George represents not a monarchy, but a corpocracy
, one principally identical to that of King George's of England.
In separate sections, she provides a critique of how the corpocracy
is ruining cherished American notions of free speech, advocacy, democratic self-rule, economic opportunity, human equality, and a healthy environment for kids.
The same kind of corpocracy
mars the company's hiring tests.
is bureaucrats running corporations for their own good and the shareholder be damned.