Corporations Quotes

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Multinational corporations do control. They control the politicians. They control the media. They control the pattern of consumption, entertainment, thinking. They're destroying the planet and laying the foundation for violent outbursts and racial division.
[Corporations] [Jerry Brown]

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Although it is true that only about 20 percent of American workers are in unions, that 20 percent sets the standards across the board in salaries, benefits and working conditions. If you are making a decent salary in a non-union company, you owe that to the unions. One thing that corporations do not do is give out money out of the goodness of their hearts.
[Money] [Corporations] [Molly Ivins]

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You cannot afford to hire an attorney at $200 to $300 an hour to fight over your $12,000 car and have to pay those bills. People need to become aware that they have some rights, even when going up against these giant companies that try to intimidate.
[Corporations] [Rights] [Corporate Interests] [Vince Megna]

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Fascism is actually the work of the synergistic effort of big government and big corporations working together to stifle the people. And that's what we have in America today.
[Government] [Fascism] [Corporations] [Aaron Russo]

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Turning corporations loose and letting the profit motive run amok is not a prescription for a more livable world.
[Corporations] [Tom Scholz]

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We don't separate out men and women working together in corporations.
[Corporations] [Susan Molinari]

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TV that people will never see, that giant international corporations will never touch, will never pay your salary.
[Corporations] [Norman Lear]

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Mischief springs from the power which the moneyed interest derives from a paper currency which they are able to control, from the multitude of corporations with exclusive privileges... which are employed altogether for their benefit.
[Corporations] [Andrew Jackson]

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Were the radical democratic impulses of the American Revolution still driving US politics, it would be difficult to imagine corporatization of the kind witnessed today. But that impulse has weakened, and the relationship between the people and the corporation has reversed.
[Politics] [Democracy] [Corporations] [Ben Manski]

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Surely by now there can be few here who still believe the purpose of government is to protect us from the destructive activities of corporations. At last most of us must understand that the opposite is true: that the primary purpose of government is to protect those who run the economy from the outrage of injured citizens.
[Government] [Corporations] [Derrick Jensen]

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I believe that Gandhi?s views were the most enlightened of all the political men in our time. We should strive to do things in his spirit: not to use violence in fighting for our cause, but by non-participation in anything you believe is evil.
[Truth] [Albert Einstein] [Violence] [Causes] [Corporations]

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The corporations that profit from permanent war need us to be afraid. Fear stops us from objecting to government spending on a bloated military. Fear means we will not ask unpleasant questions of those in power. Fear permits the government to operate in secret. Fear means we are willing to give up our rights and liberties for promises of security. The imposition of fear ensures that the corporations that wrecked the country cannot be challenged. Fear keeps us penned in like livestock.
[Fear] [Corporations] [Secrecy] [Chris Hedges]

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All the mega corporations on the planet make their obscene profits off the labor and suffering of others, with complete disregard for the effects on the workers, environment, and future generations. As with the banking sector, they play games with the lives of millions, hysterically reject any kind of government intervention when the profits are rolling in, but are quick to pass the bill for the cleanup and the far-reaching consequences of these avoidable tragedies to the public when things go wrong. We have a straightforward proposal: if they want public money, we want public control. It's that simple. Michael Hureaux Perez
[Capitalism] [Environment] [Suffering] [Exploitation] [Corporations] [Profit] [Nationalisation] [Deepwater] [Labour] [Workers] [Economic Interventionism] [Subprime Mortgage Crisis] [Public Sector]

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... the forces of power, particularly corporate power, are impatient with what is adequate for a coherent community. Because power gains so little from community in the short run, it does not hesitate to destroy community for the long run.
[Power] [Community] [Corporations] [Wes Jackson]

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Corporations are like protean bacteria; you hit them with accountability and they mutate and change their names.
[Corporations] [Accountability] [Doug Anderson]

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It was here I learnt that corporate principles and military principles are basically the same. Insulation. Illusion. Hype. Activity.
[Politics] [Work] [Corporations] [Tarun J. Tejpal]

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Many companies expect loyal customers without providing loyal service. This has been the visionary failure of countless corporations.
[Business] [Steve Maraboli] [Corporations] [Service] [Companies] [Loyal] [Customers]

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The fact that the United States has political, economic, and legal structures that do indeed create incentives to control hazards (in the workplace) is one the reasons the corporations have moved to Latin America and Asia.
[Economics] [Globalization] [Corporations] [Vincent A. Gallagher]

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Microsoft, by some accounts, the second most capitalized company on the planet, is the only corporate colossus in history whose entire product line could be eliminated with a giant magnet.
[Corporations] [David Shenk]

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There were some entrepreneurial du Ponts that are a little different from the heads of the corporations today.
[Corporations] [Pete Du Pont]