The Corporation (Full Movie) chapters 1 to 23

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THE CORPORATION [1/23] What is a Corporation?
1. The Corporation is today’s dominant institution, creating great wealth but also great harm. This 26 award-winning documentary examines the nature, evolution, impacts and future of the modern business corporation and the increasing role it plays in societ…

THE CORPORATION [2/23] Birth
2. How the corporation came to be. Originally, corporations were set up to serve the public good. Corporation lawyers gained rights through the US Supreme Court using the 14th Amendment (set up to protect slaves) that gives them the rights of a pers…
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THE CORPORATION [3/23] A Legal “Person”
3. Having acquired rights of immortal persons, what kind of person is the corporation? By law, the corporation can only consider the interests of their shareholders. It is legally…

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THE CORPORATION [4/23] Externalities
4. What is an externality? Milton Friedman describes it as the effect of a transaction between two parties on a third party who is not involved in the transaction. A technical …
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THE CORPORATION [5/23] Case Histories
5. Case histories can be used to diagnose the kind of personality that makes the corporation
an externality-creating machine. Externalities such as harm to employees through the use …
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THE CORPORATION [6/23] The Pathology of Commerce
6. If we look at the corporation as a legal person, it exhibits all the characteristics of a psychopath using a personality diagnostic checklist by the World Health Organization…
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THE CORPORATION [7/23] Monstrous Obligations
7. Who bears the moral responsibility for the actions of a psychopathic institution? The employees of the corporation can be the nicest people in their personal lives but still engage in monstrous endeavours at work. Can we separate the individual from the …
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THE CORPORATION [8/23] Mindset
8. The profit motive drives the actions of the corporation and creates a mindset of competition and anything goes. Meet corporate spy and self-described predator Marc Barry as he describes his tactics for gathering intelligence from competing corporations. …
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THE CORPORATION [9/23] Trading on 9/11
9. A trader describes the tragedy of 9/11 as a blessing in disguise because for some people, it translated into great riches. Brokers celebrated the death and destruction of the Iraq war because “in devastation, there is opportunity”.…
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THE CORPORATION [10/23] Boundary Issues
10. We used to regard many areas as too essential to the public good to be commercialized; they were protected by tradition and regulation. Now, everything is…
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THE CORPORATION [11/23] Basic Training
11. Marketing has transformed itself into a sophisticated, pervasive force that extends into
every part of our lives. Slick advertising campaigns are designed for the express purpose …
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THE CORPORATION [12/23] Perception Management
12. Some of our best creative minds are employed to create illusions that divert us from the real issues and manufacture our consent. Beyond their products, the corporation sells us the idea of a better way of life and produces propaganda that affirms t…
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THE CORPORATION [13/23] Like a Good Neighbour
13. Pfizer attempts to “make the community better” with it’s own private transit security system. An illustration of how the corporation works behind the scenes to reconfigure public policy to suit its needs, yet the image we’re shown is markedly differ…
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THE CORPORATION [14/23] A Private Celebration
14. Branding is not just advertising, it’s production. It’s the dissemination of the idea of the corporation, such as Disney building a town called Celebration, Florida. They are selling the living embodiment of what the Disney brand is supposed to represent.…
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THE CORPORATION [15/23] Triumph of the Shill
15. Welcome to the new world of undercover marketing and product placement. With staged encounters such as passer-bys discussing a hot new CD, advertising is infiltrating our lives in ways we’re not even aware of…
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THE CORPORATION [16/23] Advancing the Front
16. Where do tomorrow’s opportunities for profit lie? In the US, the Supreme Court ruled that anything alive can be patented except a human being. When life itself is ruled commercial fair game, gene pirates scour the world for new sources and the h…
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THE CORPORATION [17/23] Unsettling Accounts
17. Journalists Jane Akre and Steve Wilson were fired by the Fox News television station they work for after refusing to change their investigative report on Posilac, a Bovine Growth Hormone (BGH) made by Monsanto. Their research documents potential …
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THE CORPORATION [18/23] Expansion Plan
18. The beginning of the fight for the world’s most important resource: water. In Bolivia, privatization makes water unaffordable for many of its citizens and the resulting protest turns violent when the military opens fire.…
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THE CORPORATION [19/23] Taking The Right Side
19. The rise of fascism has links to corporate power. American corporations played a role in Nazi Germany and the holocaust, such as IBM’s punchcard machines that tabulated the victims’ data. Corporate allegiance to profit trumps their allegiance to na…
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THE CORPORATION [20/23] Hostile Takeover
20. Despotism was often a useful tool for the corporation to secure foreign markets. Corporations once even attempted to overthrow New Deal President Roosevelt and impose a fascist dictatorship in the US. The story of Major General Smedley Darl…
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THE CORPORATION [21/23] Democracy Ltd.
21. A coup is no longer necessary for the corporation to dominate governments. Capitalism’s protagonists and players are the new high priests of our day. Industry and government have become intertwined to the extent that it’s hard to tell when one ends …
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THE CORPORATION [22/23] Psycho Therapies
22. The public is starting to fight back and demand accountability from its corporations and an end to abuse. The Kathy Lee Gifford and Walmart scandal brought the issue of sweatshops into the national consciousness, yet they still exist. There is a d…
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THE CORPORATION [23/23] Prognosis
23. Epilogue. Victories are being won around the world but are they enough to turn the tide of global corporate dominance? Can we exploit the corporation’s inherent weakness to pursue profit at any cost, even to itself?…

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Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
Environmental Justice http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre145
Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120
Food-Matters http://Food-Matters.TV

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