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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

Interlinking Trade Groups

The overlapping US trade groups and business coalitions are shown below. Each arrow represents a relationship between two groups, ranging from membership to shared leadership.

US Trade Groups Alliance for GATT  Now Wexler Group US Trade BRT NAM

Source: Sharon Beder, Suiting Themselves: How Corporations Drive the Global Agenda, Earthscan, London, 2006, p. 207.