(Truth Theory) You — and I — are not as free as we would like to believe. Every one of our decisions has repercussions, and in modern-day society, it is nearly impossible to live without funding powerful corporations which are in possession of most of the world’s wealth.
It’s a sobering reality, one more people need to learn as time is running out for communities to regain control and become self-sufficient. Perhaps, by learning which corporations control the world through their influence and products, consumers may alter their spending and lifestyle habits to find true freedom — the kind not often experienced from within the system.
Nestlé owns over 8,500 different brands in 80 countries, including Gerber baby food, Perrier, DiGiorno, and Hot Pockets. It also owns Butterfinger and KitKat. Every year, the corporation rakes in $90 billion.
9) Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin’s global military expenditure is just over $1.7 trillion. As EducateInspireChange reports, it’s no wonder companies producing and supplying weapons exert such as huge amount of power over world events.
8) Quanta Computer Inc.
Do you own a Mac, Dell, HP, Sony, or Toshiba computer? All of these come from the same manufacturer: Quanta Computer Inc.
Few people have heard of Inbev, but it’s a company to know. Inbev has a huge monopoly over the beer industry and has massive influence, as a result.
Pfizer — a U.S.-based global pharmaceutical corporation — makes $40 billion in profit. Every. Single. Year.
Because the company has a monopoly over the education sector, it has been able to increase the prices of learning — and no one is able to stop them.
The acronym stands for the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China. The bank is state-owned, and is now of the most powerful banks on the planet.
The company responsible for glyphosate — which is proven carcinogen — specializes in agricultural biotechnology. It’s estimated worth is around $65 billion.
Kids and adults love Disney, so it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that more than half of all highest grossing movies of the last decade are owned by Disney. As a result, Disney has huge influence in the world.
1) Alphabet Inc
If you haven’t heard of this company, you’re not alone. But surprise, surprise, Alphabet Inc actually owns Google, making it one of the — if not the — most powerful company in the world.
Watch the video below to learn more: