Corporatism Quotes by Adam McKay, Jill Stein, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Arnold Kling, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Benito Mussolini and many others.
Benito Mussolini created the word ‘fascism.’ He defined it as ‘the merging of the state and the corporation.’ He also said a more accurate word would be ‘corporatism.’ This was the definition in Webster’s up until 1987 when a corporation bought Webster’s and changed it to exclude any mention of corporations.
Women do not have to embrace principles of imperialism, corporatism and militarism in order to be a feminist. There is another feminist choice, which is consistent with the broader principles of feminism.
The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the larger centers has owned the Government ever since the days of Andrew Jackson…
Phelps has given us a clear warning of the dangers of corporatism. I hope that more people hear and heed the warning.
The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.
The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerated the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than the democratic state itself. That in its essence is fascism: ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or any controlling private power.
It’s good to trust others but, not to do so is much better.
I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country.
The acceptance of corporatism causes us to deny and undermine the legitimacy of the individual as citizen in a democracy. The result of such a denial is a growing imbalance which leads to our adoration of self-interest and our denial of the public good.
In poor countries, officials receive explicit bribes; in D.C. they get the sophisticated, implicit, unspoken promise to work for large corporations
If it’s not accepted that big government, fiat money, ignoring liberty, central economic planning, welfarism, and warfarism caused our crisis, we can expect a continuous and dangerous march toward corporatism and even fascism with even more loss of our liberties.
In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.
Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy.
I think the biggest single issue is income inequity and what this is doing to the good old “American dream.” This and corporatism – this delusional idea that “shareholder value” outweighs everything else.
We know now that government by organized money is just as dangerous as government by organized mob.
I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
Corporatism trying to redeem itself through charity is akin to a serial killer offering to pay a fine for his crimes.
It is one of the great ironies of corporate control that the corporate state needs the abilities of intellectuals to maintain power, yet outside of this role it refuses to permit intellectuals to think or function independently.
The Liberal Party abandoned the principles of reform and social liberalism and has become, instead, just another piece of political machinery in the service of corporatism.