In 1955, Pete Seegar wrote the song, “Where have all the flowers gone”. It popped into my head as I was thinking about where all the dollars have gone.
Where have all the
flowersdollars gone, long time passing? Where have all the flowersdollars gone, long time ago? Where have all the f lowersdollars gone? Young girlsThe 2% have picked them everyone Oh, when will they ever learn? Oh, when will they ever learn?"
“In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.” Confucius
Lets look outside the United States of America and see if we can recognize wrongs there that we can’t see here.
In 1994, the Royal Dutch/Shell Group was the world’s largest fully integrated petroleum company. In 1994 it was perhaps the world’s most truly transnational corporation and it made more money than any other company in the world reporting annual profits of $6.2 billion.