The Future, Inc.
The extreme outgrowth of global mass media/ consumption trends: new consumer products moved from inventor to production to distribution to global market saturation in a year!
The US government gave up and privatized many services to cut federal spending and reduce the deficit.
The Fortune 500 offer so many amenities in their benefit packages that corporate citizenship is more important than country of origin -- the world’s important boundaries and cultures are now those of the major corporations more than of countries.
The rich and the poor now have better access to goods, but the true elite are those who command corporations’ executive privileges.
Environmental preservation occurs only where it profits.