Words matter. These are the best Economic Power Quotes from famous people such as Robert J. Shiller, Oliver Tambo, Jess Phillips, Bobby Seale, Robert Ludlum, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
The desperately poor may accept handouts, because they feel they have to. For those who consider themselves at least middle class, however, anything that smacks of a handout is not desired. Instead, they want their economic power back.
Racial discrimination, South Africa’s economic power, its oppression and exploitation of all the black peoples, are part and parcel of the same thing.
Lisa Nandy is absolutely right that we need to devolve economic power away from Westminster and learn from what Labour councils around the country are doing.
To develop political and economic power in a capitalist society, you need capital.
Greater economic power will be in the hands of too few.
Capitalism is not about free competitive choices among people who are reasonably equal in their buying and selling of economic power, it is about concentrating capital, concentrating economic power in very few hands using that power to trash everyone who gets in their way.
The trade union movement represents the organized economic power of the workers… It is in reality the most potent and the most direct social insurance the workers can establish.
From this process has emerged a parallel process of translating traditional working and living values into a new political and economic power – a power increasingly based upon the strength of money and those material things money can purchase.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a canonizing institution. Jann Wenner has worked to make Rolling Stone the keeper of the canon since 1970. I don’t like that, because he uses institutional power and he uses economic power to enforce those standards.
If the World Bank does not alter its shareholding structure to reflect the shifts in global distribution of income and economic power, its role may get marginalised as regional institutions fill the vacuum.
It is economic power that determines political power, and governments become the political functionaries of economic power.
Fairness is not just about getting equal pay for equal work (though it is that too!) – it’s about taking bold and challenging steps to raise incomes and protect those with little or no economic power.
Without education, we are weaker economically. Without economic power, we are weaker in terms of national security. No great military power has ever remained so without great economic power.
I would like to see both parties aggressively compete for the women’s vote and talk about what they will do to unleash the economic power of women, to protect women’s health, to provide the right policies that provide for real family stability and real family values.
Left-wing shareholder activists seek to leverage the mass economic power of institutional investors such as pension funds, whose managers are supposed to focus strictly on their fiduciary responsibilities to retirees.
The object of China’s strategy is inexorably to supplant the United States as the world’s premier economic power, and if necessary, to defeat us militarily.
I love English, though I now call it ‘Anglo- American’ because we no longer speak British English due to globalization and America’s economic power.
Nobody messes with China, nobody messes with the United States, or with Europe, because these are really big entities with a lot of clout and a lot of economic power. They have a place at the table.
I’ve behaved badly in my life. I hope I haven’t behaved as badly as Dickens! In a way, if you’re a woman, you’re not in a position to behave as badly, because you don’t have the economic power.
Today, we have our own concentrations of economic power. Instead of Standard Oil, U.S. Steel, the Union Pacific Railroad, and J. P. Morgan and Company, we have Amazon, Google, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft.
High levels of economic inequality lead to imbalances in political power, as those at the top use their economic weight to shape our politics in ways that give them more economic power.
Population growth is straining the Earth’s resources to the breaking point, and educating girls is the single most important factor in stabilizing that. That, plus helping women gain political and economic power and safeguarding their reproductive rights.
If we dispense with some of our self-made boundaries, India can really take its place in the world as an economic power. It hasn’t happened because we, sadly, don’t look at ourselves as Indians but as Punjabis or Parsis, unlike the Americans. Don’t make such boundaries.
Prime Minister Singh is to be commended for beginning the process of transforming India into a global economic power by initiating economic liberalization in the early 1990s.
At its best, management theory is part of the democratic promise of America. It aims to replace the despotism of the old bosses with the rule of scientific law. It offers economic power to all who have the talent and energy to attain it.
Russia – having sat across the table from Vladimir Putin, it’s pretty clear when you meet him that he has an almost limitless ambition for power. And he’s been very good at acquiring it – political power, economic power, military power, territorial power.
In Japan, full-time homemakers have no economic power of their own, and they socially lead a faceless, anonymous existence.
The U.N. must be made more inclusive, accountable, democratic, effective, and reflective of a world in which political and economic power has shifted.
California lost its way in 1994 with Prop. 187, but that tragic episode gave birth to a new California consciousness – one that will now do everything within its power to protect our diversity and the economic power it has created.
The greatest economic power might in fact remain in the hands of the Federal Reserve. Economists credit the Fed’s policy of keeping interest rates at historic lows with helping to pump up the economy and bring unemployment down.