The Resource Giants : the global power elite, Peter Phillips ; introduction by William I. Robinson, (electronic resource)

Giants : the global power elite, Peter Phillips ; introduction by William I. Robinson, (electronic resource)

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Giants : the global power elite
Title
Giants
Title remainder
the global power elite
Statement of responsibility
Peter Phillips ; introduction by William I. Robinson
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A look at the top 300 most powerful players in world capitalism, who are at the controls of our economic future. Who holds the purse strings to the majority of the world's wealth' There is a new global elite at the controls of our economic future, and here former Project Censored director and media monitoring sociologist Peter Phillips unveils for the general reader just who these players are. The book includes such power players as Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Jamie Dimon, and Warren Buffett. As the number of men with as much wealth as half the world fell from sixty-two to just eight between January 2016 and January 2017, according to Oxfam International, fewer than 200 super-connected asset managers at only 17 asset management firms'each with well over a trillion dollars in assets under management'now represent the financial core of the world's transnational capitalist class. Members of the global power elite are the management'the facilitators'of world capitalism, the firewall protecting the capital investment, growth, and debt collection that keeps the status quo from changing. Each chapter in Giants identifies by name the members of this international club of multi-millionaires, their 17 global financial companies'and including NGOs such as the Group of Thirty and the Trilateral Commission'and their transnational military protectors, so the reader, for the first time anywhere, can identify who constitutes this network of influence, where the wealth is concentrated, how it suppresses social movements, and how it can be redistributed for maximum systemic change
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Phillips, Peter
Dewey number
330.92/2
Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.W4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wealth
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Capitalism
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Economy
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Giants : the global power elite, Peter Phillips ; introduction by William I. Robinson, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
A Seven Stories Press first edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781609808723
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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42b861cc-5a29-477b-813c-a9c4ae5b807b
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1050279004
Label
Giants : the global power elite, Peter Phillips ; introduction by William I. Robinson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
A Seven Stories Press first edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781609808723
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
42b861cc-5a29-477b-813c-a9c4ae5b807b
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1050279004

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