Global Power Project, Part 2: Identifying the Institutions of Control

In an article for the journal International Sociology, William K. Carroll and Jean Philippe Sapinski examined the relationship between the corporate elite and the emergence of a “transnational policy-planning network,” beginning with its formation in the decades following World War II and speeding up in the 1970s with the creation of “global policy groups” and think tanks […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 61

Think Tanks & Corporate Dominance Through the dominant think tanks, such as the Council on Foreign Relations, Bilderberg, the Trilateral Commission and other corporations, banks, and powerful dynasties have been able to wield immense influence over policy and strategy among the world’s most powerful nations. Focusing primarily on the Trilateral Commission and the advent of […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 48

Private Power & Public Pressure: Corporations, Think Tanks & Social Engineering Taking up questions from listeners related to the influence of think tanks and consumer culture, this episode examines the institutional function – ideology, actions, and evolution – of think tanks, corporations, and foundations in social engineering. Think tanks bring together elites from academic, corporate, […]