Corporatocracy

  • protester holding adbusters corporate american flag at bush's 2nd inauguration, washington dc.

    corporatocracy (i/, from corporate and greek: -κρατία, romanized-kratía, lit. 'domination by'; short form corpocracy[1]) is a recent[when?] term used to refer to an economic and political system controlled by corporations or corporate interests.[2] it is a form[citation needed] of plutocracy.

    the concept has been used in explanations of bank bailouts, excessive pay for ceos as well as complaints such as the exploitation of national treasuries, people and natural resources.[3] it has been used by critics of globalization,[4] sometimes in conjunction with criticism of the world bank[5] or unfair lending practices[3] as well as criticism of "free trade agreements".[4]

  • use of "corporatocracy" and similar ideas
  • corporate influence on politics in the united states
  • perceived symptoms of corporatocracy in the united states
  • see also
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Protester holding Adbusters Corporate American Flag at Bush's 2nd inauguration, Washington DC.

Corporatocracy (i/, from corporate and Greek: -κρατία, romanized-kratía, lit. 'domination by'; short form corpocracy[1]) is a recent[when?] term used to refer to an economic and political system controlled by corporations or corporate interests.[2] It is a form[citation needed] of Plutocracy.

The concept has been used in explanations of bank bailouts, excessive pay for CEOs as well as complaints such as the exploitation of national treasuries, people and natural resources.[3] It has been used by critics of globalization,[4] sometimes in conjunction with criticism of the World Bank[5] or unfair lending practices[3] as well as criticism of "free trade agreements".[4]