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  Corporate nationalism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
National capitalism or corporate nationalism is a political and economic philosophy that expects private enterprise to work mainly towards the national good, rather than solely for profit maximization.
More generally, the spirit of national capitalism can be seen in any discussion of suboptimality of corporate decision-making for the cause of the greater national well-being, or simply in the privatization of a local drinking-water plant.
Corporatization is a major aspect of corporate nationalism, a political movement begun under the autocratic rule of Napoleon III, Emperor of the French from 1852 and refined in Italy under Benito Mussolini from 1922.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Corporate_nationalism   (350 words)

 Corporatism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Political scientists may also use the term corporatism to describe a practice whereby an authoritarian state, through the process of licensing and regulating officially-incorporated social, religious, economic, or popular organizations, effectively co-opts their leadership or circumscribes their ability to challenge state authority by establishing the state as the source of their legitimacy.
at the national level the state recognizes one and only one organization (say, a national labour union, a business association, a farmers' association) as the sole representative of the sectoral interests of the individuals, enterprises or institutions that comprise that organization's assigned constituency.
The influence of other types of corporations, such as labor unions, is perceived to be relatively minor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Corporate_state   (1909 words)

 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This use of the term "corporation" is not exactly equivalent to the restricted modern sense of the word.
Corporate in this context is intended to convey the meaning of a "body," as in corpus.
Its purpose is to reflect more medieval European concepts of a whole society in which the various parts each play a part in the life of the society, just as the various parts of the body play specific parts in the life of a body.
www.hostingciamca.com /index.php?title=Corporatism   (1144 words)

 Environmental Justice Strategy Paper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The age old problem of who controls the land and what it is used for is as relevant today as it was when the first human being decided land and its riches could be accumulated and that those human and nonhuman species alike who dwelled on that land could be subjugated.
The neoliberalist ideology legitimates corporate control, proposing a "free" global market, whose sole concern is profit and whose primary hindrances are social desires and environmental conservation.
Corporate globalization and capitalism are not long-term prospects for the future.
www.lasolidarity.org /papers/enviro.htm   (1830 words)

 text of Roosevelt's 1910 speech: the new nationalism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Corporate expenditures for political purposes, and especially such expenditures by public-service corporations, have supplied one of the principal sources of corruption in our political affairs.
I believe in national friendships and heartiest good-will to all nations; but national friendships, like those between men, must be founded on respect as well as on liking, on forbearance as well as upon trust.
It is a misfortune when the national legislature fails to do its duty in providing a national remedy, so that the only national activity is the purely negative activity of the judiciary in forbidding the State to exercise power in the premises.
www.edheritage.org /1910/pridocs/1910roosevelt.htm   (4392 words)

In the Supranational Corporate State, language has become a tool by which true intent is disguised or disavowed.
The supranational corporate system controls the mind so imposingly that nearly all its serfs are deprived of understanding their total immersion in the system.
The doctrine is spread through trance of the everyday, battering the mind with a hyperkinetic confusion of words and images aimed at depriving the psychic slave of instinct and self-protection.
www.unpopart.org /texts/nigh.html   (620 words)

 Prime Time Payola Is Clear Channel buying political favors with pro-war fanaticism?
A feverish, corporate-sponsored nationalism has taken root in America at a time when the public depends on a vibrant communications culture to sustain its institutional democracy.
That the son of one of the nation's most decorated and politically entrenched former military officers should be given control of the agency that regulates the domestic news and entertainment networks--indeed the whole telecommunications industry--is something that is more imaginable in...
Powell took over as chief regulator for a corporate communications industry in the throes of a radical transformation following the Telecommunications Act of 1996, which opened the door for deregulation and sparked widespread condemnation from media activists who saw the act as an attack on the public interest function of the FCC.
www.thirdworldtraveler.com /Corporate_Media/Prime_Time_Payola.html   (1019 words)

 Amazon.com: Nationalism: Books: Ernest Gellner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Gellner's theory of nationalism is quite useful in that he persuasively shows how nationalism and the concept of nations are socio-political phenomena closely tied to modernity.
His view that the concept of nation as broad community became a useful homogenizing tool for societies faced with industrialization and the ensuing urbanization, as well as economic growth and political centralization is generally plausible, at least in the European context.
Gellner's concept of national "time zones" seems based more on generalizations than a rigorous scrutiny of the various regional variants of nationalism (it's also Eurocentric, as the "time zones" are basically restricted to the territory of Europe).
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0814731139?v=glance   (726 words)

 Table of Contents and Excerpt, Boozer, Career Movies
What captivates Bud is Gekko's flashy style in hostile corporate takeovers, which grab headlines and boost his authority image in direct correlation with his profit margins.
The nation's entrepreneurial and corporate success ethic has been understood to act in tandem with a democratic idealism, although the realities of American democracy have not always meant equal opportunity for all of its peoples.
In addition to the distinctions between corporate and entrepreneurial business, and between male and female employee issues, it is the cycles of particular business film types that make up the chapter and division headings of this book.
www.utexas.edu /utpress/excerpts/exboocar.html   (5527 words)

 A Radical Youth Journal Based in the U.S.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
New, because unlike the nationalism before it, which allows my country right or wrong, New Nationalism shirks the latter: the country cannot falter, it and its leader are, like the pontiff in Catholic theology, infallible.
Cosmopolitanism recognizes the fundamental fallacy of nationalism - "The accident of where one is born is just that, an accident" wrote Nussbaum, and the way to embrace this fact is to seek non-exclusionary morality.
Recall Foucalt: nationalism "subjectivizes" by establishing the binary of "us" and "them" and denying the context of and refusing to understand, "them." Democracy should be a committed relationship among equals, not a sham of silent oppression.
www.lefthook.org /Politics/Greenberg022405.html   (2135 words)

Theoretical underpinning came from the medieval traditions of guilds and craft-based economics.
Elements of corporatism may also be found in the United States, where corporations representing many different sectors exist to influence legislation through lobbying.
Some political activists confuse the historic and contemporary uses of the term corporatism, and argue that the political economy of the United States is heading toward fascism.
www.freecaviar.com /search.php?title=Corporate_state   (1419 words)

 hippy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
de:Hippie nl:Hippie Hippies (singular hippie or sometimes hippy) were members of the 1960s counterculture movement who adopted a communal or nomadic lifestyle, renounced corporate nationalism and the Vietnam War, embraced aspects of Buddhism or Native American religious culture, and were otherwise at odds with traditional middle-class Western values.
They saw paternalistic government, corporate industry, and traditional social mores as part of a unified Establishment that had no authentic legitimacy.
The term derived from hipster which referred to white people in the US who were 'hip' or became involved with Black culture, e.g.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Hippy.html   (674 words)

 THE NEW POLITICS OF DIFFERENCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Since reference to the nation is always an active and selective interpretation, national constructions are constantly in the process of assimilating, combining and revising the arbitrary signs of national identity defining its being as a unique and particular entity.
By taking "nation as a basic historical category", the main epistemological purposes of such discursive expressions are to find a possible "alternative space of modernity" and to endorse a "political anthropology of a moving nation" *.
For what appears as more obvious is that the re-valorization of smaller, subordinate nationalisms and movements of national liberation brings about the parallel growth of a defensive reaction by those big national cultures which see themselves threatened by their peripheries.
ibs.lgu.ac.uk /forum/speech3.htm   (2142 words)

 Peronism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It would also be difficult to separate Peronism from corporate nationalism, for Perón nationalized Argentina's large corporations, blurring distinctions between corporations and government.
At the same time, the labor unions became corporate themselves, relinquishing the right to strike in agreements with Perón as Secretary of Welfare in the military government from 1943-45.
Peronism also lacked a strong interest in matters of foreign policy other than the belief that the political and economic influences of other nations should be kept out of Argentina and could thus be said to be somewhat isolationist.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/P/Peronism.htm   (491 words)

 Historia : El fuero, democracia y parlamentarismo (ing)
Basque nationalism was incompatible with Spanish nationalism in the framework of the dictatorship.
Something that, doctrinally was a part of the harsh nationalism since Sabino Arana, who had even inspired the writing of the Basque Studies Society Statute in 1931, the origin of the so-called Statute of Estella, but which had been lost as a tradition in the directive nucleus of the PNV of the last Franco years.
The population polarised with the strategic inflection of the PNV and its ascription to the coalition of Lizarra (in spite of the distancing of this stance shown by the Alava nationalism).
www.jjggalava.es /english/hfuero.htm   (10207 words)

 Global Disorder – Are we already fighting the next world war?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Robert Harvey, a political journalist and former member of the House of Commons, had different ideas and in The Return of the Strong, Harvey published his fear that on the tides of ethnic nationalism and economic globalisation the world was drifting toward a new crisis.
Harvey is oddly dismissive of the threat from China, believing that the nation has too many problems to sustain an offensive against the US or its other possible foes.
The development of Russian nationalism has started in the Balkans a process that looks uncomfortably like the run-up to world war one.
www.changingthetimes.co.uk /bookreviews/global_disorder.htm   (876 words)

 Amazon.com: Nationalism (Oxford Readers): Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Nationalism and Modernism: A Critical Survey of Recent Theories of Nations and Nationalism by Anthony D. Smith
From Ernest Renan's What is a Nation?, written in the 1880s, to the more current views of the 1990s, Nationalism gathers under one cover an impressive array of writing on everything from imagined communities to ethno-regional movements.
Anthony Smith is Professor of Ethnicity and Nationalism at the European Institute, LSE.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0192892606?v=glance   (968 words)

 A Kind of Fascism Is Replacing Our Democracy
This can be augmented by having "homeland security" envelop the entire nation with a maze of restrictions and by instilling fear among the general population by periodic alerts raised against a background of economic uncertainty, unemployment, downsizing and cutbacks in basic services.
From a party skeptical of ideologies and eggheads into an ideologically driven party nurturing its own intellectuals and supporting a network that transforms the national ideology from mildly liberal to predominantly conservative, while forcing the Democrats to the right and and enfeebling opposition.
While the nation's resources are directed toward endless war, the White House promoted tax cuts in the midst of recession, leaving scant resources available for domestic programs.
www.commondreams.org /views03/0718-07.htm   (937 words)

 Patriotism - What is it, and does it matter? (The Attacks on America)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For me, the flag serves as a symbol of a nation’s history, political or social foundation, highest principles and aspirations, and using it to promote a bad cause only cheapens it.
Such a nation ought to fly the white flag of surrender or a skull-and-crossbones flag representing anarchists.
Nationalism is a single-minded loyalty to a nation (more precisely to its government) that is blind to good and bad.
www.geobop.com /education/911/patriotism   (3008 words)

 M/C Reviews: “TV You Do”: Disney-Style Interactivity and the Corporo-Empowerment of American Tweens
When corporate politics is cloaked in the image of innocence, there is more at stake than the danger of simple deception.
There is the issue of cultural power and how it works to make claims on our understanding of the past, national coherence, and popular memory as a site of injustice, criticism, and renewal.
Giardina, M.D., & Metz, J.L. “Every girl’s a superhero”: Corporate (trans)nationalism(s), women’s soccer, and “Global (W)USA.” Paper to be presented at the annual conference for the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport, San Antonio, Texas, November 2001.
reviews.media-culture.org.au /features/interactive/giardinametz-c.html   (1420 words)

This scenario is made even more potentially dangerous by an unprecedented exploding population of raw souls, surrounded by the incessant materialistic demands prevalent in the technologically advanced nations--or the demeaning pressure placed on the poor by the constant, daily struggle for survival in the "developing" countries.
On one hand, the population believes less and less in the false promises of old aeon politics and religion; but on the other hand, their distrust is channeled into a bitter, self-destructive and greedy passive-aggression that threatens to pull the whole world into the Abyss with them.
The destructive and alienating effects of Corporate Capitalism must be curbed by an intelligently militant refusal by the people of the earth to accept its lies and deforming effects on society.
www.gnostics.com /editorials-99.html   (4988 words)

 Comments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Though not a cohesive cultural movement with manifestos and leaders, hippies expressed their desire for change with communal or nomadic lifestyles, by renouncing corporate nationalism and the Vietnam War, by embracing aspects of non-traditional religious cultures, and with criticism of Western middle class values.
Most importantly, for hippies, the twin values of peace and love were the guiding stars in the ideal constellation of their existence.
Such criticism included the views that the goverment was paternalistic, corporate industry was greedy and domineering, traditional morals were askew, and war was inhumane.
hideomi.blogdrive.com /comments?id=6   (341 words)

 Selling nationalism to rip off workers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This spate of blatant nationalism from sections of business is all the more striking because it feeds off, and into, the scaremongering of Pauline Hanson and her ilk, who imply that things are bad for ordinary people in Australia because too much profits are going overseas.
Nationalism has long been a ploy used by the bosses — and a ploy which all too often right-wing sections of the labour movement have adapted to.
The challenge is on, for trade unionists, for socialists, and for all people who desire an end to this corporate system, to openly denounce nationalism as the betrayal of other workers that it is, and to campaign for genuine global justice.
www.greenleft.org.au /back/2001/440/440p12.htm   (996 words)

 Clear Channel Truth
In the outrage that followed the Floridian scandal and George Bush Jr.’s appointment by the Supreme Court to the Oval Office, many in the media missed an equally alarming familiar maneuver.
That the son of one of the nation’s most decorated and politically entrenched former military officers should be given control of the agency that regulates the domestic news and entertainment networks indeed the whole telecommunications industry - is something that is more imaginable in … well, Iraq.
If ever there were a cautionary tale, this is it.” While most of the congressional debate over media concentration focuses on the diminished health of the marketplace, Clear Channel has revived traditional progressive fears that media concentration will negatively impact the breadth of dialogue permitted in the public sphere.
www.enki3d.com /paper/june_issue2_2003/overthrow/Iran.htm   (1135 words)

 Private Sector: Take Charge! / Government, unions and companies are not responsible for your career -- you are   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Behind statistics, politicians' promises and corporate reluctance to hire is a larger idiom dictating a shift in how we think.
No labor law can out-legislate the quagmire of immigration, citizenship, security, nationalism and corporate interests relating to job creation.
The how-to of these steps is at the heart of an entire industry and available through corporate sponsors and private purchase.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04027/265948.stm   (1077 words)

 Questions asked Christian Falangist Party of America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The word we have is the SP wants to stand up for the Southern culture but has moved away from the position of total separation from the U.S. The CFPA is in sympathy with Southern Phalange in as much as attacks on the South and her culture and heritage, etc. is divisive.
We support the re-introduction of corporal punishment for petty criminals and vandals, and the restoration of capital punishment for pedophiles, terrorists and murderers as an option for judges in cases where their guilt is proven beyond a doubt, as by DNA evidence or being caught red-handed.
National Capitalism or Corporate Nationalism is a philosophy where corporations work mainly towards the national good instead of their own profits.
www.falangist.com /faq.htm   (2337 words)

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