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Business-Managed Democracy

“Business-managed democracies are those in which the political and cultural arrangements are managed in the interests of business”

Sharon Beder

Business-Managed Government

US Corporate Influence over Banks

The influence that corporations and foundations have on the US policy process through funding and interchange of personnel, is similarly exerted on the World Bank and the IMF via the US policy process and as a result of personnel employed by these institutions.

Corporate Influence on Development Banks

Source: Sharon Beder, Suiting Themselves: How Corporations Drive the Global Agenda, Earthscan, London, 2006 (Adapted from William Domhoff’, Who Rules America?, 4th ed., McGraw Hill, 2002, p. 72).
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