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It appears that major US corporate entities are now subsidiaries of the CCP. CCP-Coca Cola. CCP-Delta. CCP-NBA. CCP-MLB. CCP-Google. CCP-Facebook. CCP-Twitter. CCP-Microsoft. CCP-Oracle. CCP-CNN. CCP-ABC. CCP-CBS. CCP-AP. CCP-Disney. Etc. If they were honest, they would all include their not-so-silent partner in their logos.
Most American corporations that function internationally are now de facto branches of the CCP. They are cowed by the CCP. They are intimidated by the CCP. They are beholden to the CCP. They take marching orders from the CCP. All of the major American companies doing business in China have to include a “partnership” with the CCP.
Perhaps all those American corporations thought they were the dog that wags the tail, that the CCP would be beholden to them. Turns out to be the opposite. After Jack Ma “embraced supervision,” all of the CEOs of those major American corporations suddenly realized that the tail was wagging them. The cost of their participation in the Chinese market was not just sharing intellectual property with the CCP; it was allowing the CCP to dictate their policies, their politics, all of their activities. It became painfully obvious that any slight of the CCP could upend the Corporation completely (even Ron Coase, the student of the Corporation, in his last book, tried to convince the world that China really was a Capitalist country; is he rolling in his grave? I doubt it; he himself was always a socialist).
Those entities that had long since come under the domination of the CCP, such as the CCP-WHO, appear almost prescient. And now we have the international order becoming a subsidiary of the CCP: CCP-Macron. CCP-Merkel. CCP-Davos. Perhaps even CCP-Boris. CCP-The Great Reset. Hotel California may have to relocate to Beijing. George H.W. Bush had no idea what his New World Order was going to be.
Of course, many of the CEOs favor the Chinese (totalitarian) model anyway and are eagerly doing China’s bidding without even being bidden.
But then they are only following the Biden brand, an entity that has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of the CCP (bought and paid for) for a while now. Not only will Capitalist Corporations sell China the rope to hang them with, they will sing the song and dance the dance China tells them to, and then sign the confession China puts under their noses, and “embrace the supervision” China designs for them, until China just swallows them entirely. Is this the way the Western World ends? Not with a bang? Not even with a whimper? But with a beg to be swallowed by a totalitarian system?
How disgustingly craven can our intellectual, political, and economic masters be? It looks like we are about to find out.Published in