The Corporations Are The Government: Notes F…

Listen to a reading of this article: ❖ You'd think the revelation that the CIA planned to assassinate an award-winning journalist for journalistic activity would have been a bigger deal. ❖ Capitalism hinders progress because it ensures that all mass-scale human behavior will be driven by the pursuit of profit. For example, a huge global issue we have right now is cleaning up the pollution in our oceans. That is an easily solved issue if you take out the profit motive; you don't wait for market forces to find some way to make it profitable, you just get in there and clean it up. But with the profit motive it's almost impossible to conceive of it ever being solved.

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