George Monbiot tells us that Murdoch* faced off with the Chinese Government.

He has now retreated from China after losing at least $1bn.

This is used as an example of how powerful corproations are.

It\’s an example of how powerful governments are, surely?

 

* Yes, I do indeed sometimes earn money from a part of the empire. And?

2 thoughts on “Snigger”

  1. Surely it’s an example of how power runs in order, from most powerful to least powerful:
    1) the Chinese government
    2) Rupert Murdoch
    3) the UK government?

  2. Is that the Chinese or Murdoch Empire, Tim?

    Tim adds: Oddly for someone in the metals trade I’ve never actually dealt with China. Did do a couple of things with North Korea once though….

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