Planet Save, August 28, 2011
In the first such analysis ever conducted, Swiss economic researchers have conducted a global network analysis of the most powerful transnational corporations (TNCs). Their results have revealed a core of 787 firms with control of 80% of this network, and a “super entity” comprised of 147 corporations that have a controlling interest in 40% of the network’s TNCs.
Phi Beta Iota: It is not the first time this has been done, original work was done in the 1970's on inter-locking boards of directors, and complex forms of relationship analysis were pioneered by Samuel Milgram among others. It is the first time it has been done in digital form with large amounts of data. It is not, however, ”
the final answer.” For that one must understand deep secrecy, over-lapping proxies, the role of clandestine and covert entities, the cross-over among religious organizations, criminal organizations, and government entitites nominally responsible for justice but more often than not actively engaged in crimes against the public interest. Certainly worth a close read, but the banks are fronts, not the high table.
+ Reference: Invisible Empire New World Order DVD + RECAP
+ The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis (part 1 of 9)
+ Invisible Government (part 1 of 4, John Pilger)
+ War on Democracy (1 of 10, John Pilger)
+ The American Ruling Class