Our country is so divided, on so many issues, yet intervening in foreign countries is a united addiction we just can’t tear ourselves away from.
European Round Table of Industrialists
A new report by the Transnational Institute makes clear that the widening gulf between rich and poor is closely tied to an economic system that favors corporate rights over human rights.
Citigroup, the largest single recipient of US taxpayer bailout funds with some $476 billion in cash and guarantees, didn't just defraud investors: it foreclosed on hundreds of U.S. military members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
From Bilderberg and the Trilateral Commission to the Council on Foreign Relations, International Chamber of Commerce and Rockefeller, Ford and Carnegie foundations, here are the institutions that shaped our current power structure.