The Problem With Corporate Ownership


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The Problem With Corporate Ownership: An Argument Against Resource Proprietorship
The cult classic Nineteen Eighty-Four is a dark political read, allowing paranoia for the masses who may find truth in fiction, like:
As compared with last year there was more food, more clothes, more houses, more furniture, more cooking-pots, more fuel, more ships, more helicopters, more books, more babies – more of everything except disease, crime and insanity. Year by year and minute by minute, everybody and everything was whizzing rapidly upwards. (Orwell 62)
While an obviously extreme idea, one must question if such a society as Orwell has written about – one dedicated to Big Brother’s regime – is possible, and if so, how it would be born. The idea of...
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.....obal economy and the Earth are established.
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Orwell, George. Nineteen Eighty-Four. London: Penguin Books, 1949.
The Corporation. Dir. Mark Achbar. Perf. Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein, Milton Friedman, Howard Zinn, Vandana Shiva and Michael Moore. DVD. Big Picture Media, 2004.
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