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reprobate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-05-03 11:23 PM
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I have to quit watching Bill Moyers.
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Every time I do he makes me angrier. Tonight was devoted to globalization.

The whole globalization movement's purpose is to funnel wealth upward from the poor and middle class upward to the corporate CEO's.

They do this by making loans to poor countries to improve their infrastructure. Then when the poor country has trouble repaying, they make more loans and this time they dictate how the country will "adjust" it's economy in order to build wealth. They demand that social support structures like schools, health care, even water, be privatized.

In india we have the case of Coka Cola drawing water from the aquifer that fed several villages, bottling the water and selling it. This leaves the villagers with no water at all, since coke draws all the water.

All this brings to mind the French Revolution. Except that todays corrupt royals are the corrupt corporate ceo's and the gov't lackies that enable their massive thefts. Unless the WTO and IMF and world bank are reined in and controlled, it's just possible that the poor and not quite poor may once again rise up and exact justice. And it won't be pretty.

Calling Dr. Guillotine!
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