It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.

Please white-list or disable in your ad-blocking tool.

Thank you.


Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.


The Bankers War For The World

page: 6
<< 3  4  5   >>

log in


posted on Feb, 10 2013 @ 06:17 AM
reply to post by poet1b


Main articles: History of corporations and List of oldest companies

The word "corporation" derives from corpus, the Latin word for body, or a "body of people." By the time of Justinian (reigned 527-565), Roman Law recognized a range of corporate entities under the names universitas, corpus or collegium. These included the state itself (the populus Romanus), municipalities, and such private associations as sponsors of a religious cult, burial clubs, political groups, and guilds of craftsmen or traders. Such bodies commonly had the right to own property and make contracts, to receive gifts and legacies, to sue and be sued, and, in general, to perform legal acts through representatives. Private associations were granted designated privileges and liberties by the emperor.[8] Entities which carried on business and were the subjects of legal rights were found in ancient Rome, and the Maurya Empire in ancient India.[9] In medieval Europe, churches became incorporated, as did local governments, such as the Pope and the City of London Corporation. The point was that the incorporation would survive longer than the lives of any particular member, existing in perpetuity. The alleged oldest commercial corporation in the world, the Stora Kopparberg mining community in Falun, Sweden, obtained a charter from King Magnus Eriksson in 1347. Many European nations chartered corporations to lead colonial ventures, such as the Dutch East India Company or the Hudson's Bay Company, and these corporations came to play a large part in the history of corporate colonialism.

During the time of colonial expansion in the 17th century, the true progenitors of the modern corporation emerged as the "chartered company". Acting under a charter sanctioned by the Dutch government, the Dutch East India Company (VOC) defeated Portuguese forces and established itself in the Moluccan Islands in order to profit from the European demand for spices. Investors in the VOC were issued paper certificates as proof of share ownership, and were able to trade their shares on the original Amsterdam stock exchange. Shareholders are also explicitly granted limited liability in the company's royal charter.[10]

In the late 18th century, Stewart Kyd, the author of the first treatise on corporate law in English, defined a corporation as...

a collection of many individuals united into one body, under a special denomination, having perpetual succession under an artificial form, and vested, by policy of the law, with the capacity of acting, in several respects, as an individual, particularly of taking and granting property, of contracting obligations, and of suing and being sued, of enjoying privileges and immunities in common, and of exercising a variety of political rights, more or less extensive, according to the design of its institution, or the powers conferred upon it, either at the time of its creation, or at any subsequent period of its existence.

—A Treatise on the Law of Corporations, Stewart Kyd (1793-1794)

In other words there are many types of corporations and not all of them are business oriented entities.

posted on Feb, 10 2013 @ 06:23 AM

Originally posted by Zngland

nonsense a representative Govt hasn't anything to do with a 'free market'.

Many of our problems today are due to factors or policy that are an antithesis to the concept of a free market.

Free market means the business can do whatever they damm please and the worker has # rights!!!

That is what *free market* means.

They have been exploiting the cheap labor force in china, india, taiwan, turkey, korea, etc. TOMORROW they will move their base of operations to uganda, ethiopia, pakistan, iran, etc after the bankers create enough supporting infrastructure there.

It is a waiting game to make YOU POOR and THEM RICH! I don't care if I can save a few pennies if I don't have a damm job to begin with.

posted on Feb, 10 2013 @ 09:50 AM
reply to post by DAZ21

Bankers do rule the world and yes they are severely corrupt. I have read many articles lately saying the financial system is about to go nuclear, but of course we have heard this for years. This is a blog I read and this guy seems to have alot of inside info on almost every topic. this is the latest:

The Fed illegally sent $237 BILLION to the aforementioned European banks to consolidate derivative holdings (that are basically worthless) with a tie in to criminal U.S. banking institutions JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America and New York Citibank.
Item: The Federal Reserve has been forbidden by U.S. Supreme Court order and the IMF from comingling Wanta-Reagan-Mitterrand Protocol funds.

In closing, a source close to the U.S. military, which we can now identify as a sources close to the revolutionary team, says the situation is not serious it is BEYOND SERIOUS!

Is the system about to blow?
Are the black swans circling?

posted on Feb, 25 2013 @ 05:09 AM
reply to post by life12

Exactly more people need to have the will the take responsibility and make adjustments to be the best they can be.We need to lead by example we need to change are self first.We must have confidence are choices matter. People need to stop being apathetic. People need to learn you don't always get praised for trying to be the best you can.

edit on 25-2-2013 by SimpleKnowledge because: edit

posted on Feb, 25 2013 @ 07:15 AM
reply to post by EarthCitizen07

I don't count wiki as a legitimate source. Organizations have been around as long as civilization, but the current corporate body is relatively new.

From what I have learned lately, the corporation is primarily a governing body that allows those in control to hide behind the corporate entity, and avoid all responsibility for their crimes.

top topics
<< 3  4  5   >>

log in