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Unformatted text preview: all assets- One percent of all food corporations control 80% of all the industry’s 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 companies—Exxon Mobil, General Motors, and Ford—has revenues greater than the national budgets of all but 7 of the 191 nations of the world. • A country’s 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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- Corporation, Exxon Mobil, Transnational Corporations, largest transnational corporations