In a nutshell, we are facing a global battle between highly concentrated, but geographically unrestricted elite against the rest of the population.
Multinational corporations operate as floating super-sovereign power entities whose authoritarian jurisdiction moves with them wherever they go. They are neither bound to any country, nor loyal to any.
Multinationals constitute a new imperial system, exerting a level of control beyond what any empire has previously ever achieved.
The exploitative order established over conquered societies is what is known as “neoliberalism”.
Neoliberal structural adjustment programs represent the law imposed upon the vanquished whereby all local sovereignty is effectively eliminated, local power subordinated, local resources plundered, and local populations enslaved.
This is the battle is playing out in Egypt…