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"The big difference between the government and the corporations is that corporations don't have the power to deprive you of liberty and freedom if you don't purchase their products".

But couldn't they act as independent quasi-politicians ? I think it has happened; eg the Dutch and British corporations in India and the far east. There was nothing to stop them raising amies and imposing their political and economic will. I think the Chinese in Africa may act similarly. It is only natural that they would protect their interests locally, by force if necessary.

Sun, 21 Aug 2011 08:37:20 UTC | #862926