Manage episode 247398383 series 2578559
Jason Hartman talks with G Edward Griffin, author of The Creature from Jekyll Island, about corporate scams. Too many people hide behind the veil that corporations offer; ripping off consumers and shareholders and letting the company take the punishment. G Edward and Jason discuss this topic, as well as how we can actually change things to allow society to hold those responsible accountable.
[3:23] It can perfectly legal to extract millions of dollars from a company while the shareholders value drops to 0
[6:29] Trying to punish "the corporation" just means that shareholders get hurt
[8:56] How do we hold someone accountable when a corporation does something bad?
[10:44] How to actually make change happen to fix this problem
[13:52] Governments have a perpetual lien on your property. There's no such thing as owning something "free and clear"
[19:50] What is reasoning behind people like Soros when they pump money into politics?
[22:26] The Fabian Socialist Society believed you took over society gradually
[26:05] At what point is it proper for the state to intervene?