The Swiss Federal Institute (SFI) in Zurich released a study entitled “The Network of Global Corporate Control” that proves a small consortiums of corporations – mainly banks – run the world
A mere 147 corporations which form a “super entity” have control 40% of the world’s wealth; which is the real economy. These mega-corporations are at the center of the global economy. The banks found to be most influential include:
• Goldman Sachs
• JPMorgan Chase & Co
• Vanguard Group
• Deutsche Bank
• Bank of New York Melon Corp
• Morgan Stanley
• Bank of America Corp
• Société Générale
However as the connections to the controlling groups are networked throughout the world, they become the catalyst for global financial collapse. James Glattfelder, complex systems theorist at the SFI explains: “In effect, less than one per cent of the companies were able to control 40 per cent of the entire network.”
Originally posted by Jason88
Awesome post - it's good to know where to focus your anger when the world goes to hell - now I have 147 directions for that anger.
Here's a direct link to the study you cited: arxiv.org...
Edit: That study came out last year, but that doesn't make it any less newsy. But, I am finding it difficult to source "The Swiss Federal Institute (SFI) in Zurich". Which institute is it? Technology, agriculture, education & training?
Found it, searched out the author's email address and got this: www.sg.ethz.ch...
Seems to come from the Technology Institute as these researchers do modeling, theory, analytics on systems design. Good source!edit on 11-10-2012 by Jason88 because: more info
The Synagogue of Satan
One group and one group alone is responsible for virtually all wars and bloodshed on the face of this planet. This evil cabal is few in numbers but, like a deadly octopus, its tentacles reach out to grip and strangle untold multitudes of innocent victims. The initiates of every secret society and internationalist organization, from the Council on Foreign Relations and the Jesuits to the Bilderbergers and the Order of Skull & Bones, obey the dictates of this sinister group and tremble when standing before its leaders.
The cabalist group I refer to is the Synagogue of Satan, an ancient, yet modern, elite so politically powerful and so fabulously wealthy that even past history has been twisted, reshaped, and revised to meet its preferred version of humanity's gloomy, totalitarian future.
Religious in nature, the Synagogue of Satan is, at its essence, a grotesque, satanic cult. It's high council is composed of High Priests of Lucifer; these are men who literally worship death while practicing sexual magick and occult rituals of the blackest nature. LINK
Despite what some historians have claimed regarding the fate of the Illuminati, it is quite obvious that the illuminati never ended; but rather, only switched hands. Weishaupt continued to manage the underground operations of the Illuminati from Switzerland. With the headquarters having moved to London, it was only obvious who were now in control of it and who were now executing the dictates of Weishaupt - even from his abode in Switzerland. None other than ...The Rothschilds!
Although persecuted in Nazi Germany, the Illuminati were able to survive in Switzerland, particularly thanks to the efforts of Felix Lazerus Pinkus, a rich left-wing economist.
Bilderberg is meeting in Switzerland. Because the world situation is getting worse and worse. And because the biggest banks in Switzerland are involved in unethical activities.
Originally posted by Octagon
Over 180 countries have signed onto the BRICs agreement (Brazil , Russia , India , China ) as evidenced in their declaration. While the global Elite still hold power over the G5 countries, the rest of the world is standing up, severing their ties and making plans for a new world without them .
Vladimir Putin, President of Russia had this to say about the United Nations and their obvious attempts at global governance through usurpation of powers over countries. “One of the priorities of BRICs for the years to come should be the strengthening and key role of the UN’s Security Council in maintaining international peace and security. And also ensuring that the UN is not used as a cover for regime change and unilateral actions to resolve conflict situations.”
"Contrary to popular belief, Russia compares well with its peers on metrics like ease of doing business, market size, transparency, infrastructure, health, crime, return on equity, dividend yield, the Gini coefficient and a number of other parameters," he says.
Originally posted by NaturalHealer
I emailed one of the principals of this study shortly after it was published. I am trying to locate our correspondence from nearly a year ago, but have not yet located it, and I do not now recall his name. (I will do my best to find the documentation.) I asked him if they intended to take their study one step further, that is, to trace the controlling shares of the 147 entities back to both private investors and, more probable, specific trust funds. This way, everyone would know the actual bodies behind the power.
He initially seemed intrigued, and said it would be interesting to trace the holdings to individual trusts, and stated that he might consider that prospect for a future study. Then, however, he appeared to get quite nervous about the prospect of "outing" the individuals behind those trusts.
I, in turn, found this compelling.
Of what use is this list if we do not know who holds the greatest stakes and, thus, the actual control of 40% of the world's wealth? Surely this can be accomplished.
Originally posted by NaturalHealer
reply to post by Taupin Desciple
In a former life, I was an investment banker and commodities trader. Trusts...sigh. They are, by far, the greatest weapon of choice when it comes to camouflaging investor identities. They do not fall under common law regulation and their details do not have to be made public. This being said, however, some of the biggest individual players, and those are who we are talking about here, leave a P.R. trail streaming behind their largest trusts. And they have jealous enemies who stab them in the backs over a good bourbon. Uncovering their identities then becomes more a matter of media research and tracking vendettas.
Meanwhile, did you notice that this thread and all of its posts suddenly disappeared from the "New Topics" and "Recent Posts" sections? (I searched the 4 pages of recent posts to confirm this fact.) Poof. Gone.