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Unformatted text preview: all assets- One percent of all food corporations control 80% of all the industrys assets and about 90% of the profits- Six multinational corporations ship 90% of the grain in the world- Nine massive conglomerates dominate the U.S. media landscape, supplying virtually all the television programs, movies, videos, radio shows, music , and books- Each of the top three companiesExxon Mobil, General Motors, and Fordhas revenues greater than the national budgets of all but 7 of the 191 nations of the world. A countrys wealth is usually measured by Gross Domestic Product ( GDP ), but this indicator fails to show how the wealth is divided by the members of the society and how the people really live. It also does not take into consideration the informal economy , the alternative economic exchanges and activities (e.g., crime, drug trafficking, prostitution) that are not documented....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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