Tuesday, 3 October 2017


Some corporations have become so powerful that new words such as corporatocracy or corporatism have entered the English language. There is hardly a place left on the planet where people are not customers, or even in the service of these powerful companies. After the word “OK,” the word “Coca-Cola” is one of the most recognizable words in the world, while the richest man on the planet, Bill Gates, is thought to have a face as well-known as Jesus Christ or Adolf Hitler. Without even knowing it, many of us in one day might have eaten a product owned by Nestle, watched a TV program on a channel owned by Disney, or even chatted with a friend online who at one time worked at McDonalds. This video by The Infographics Show takes a look at the largest of these giants - the most powerful corporations in the world.

Full transcript and sources here.

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