KPBS Fundraiser with The Corporation & Joel Bakan on air

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 21:30

The Corporation's co-creator Joel Bakan appears on air during a special presentation of THE CORPORATION as a fundraiser on KPBS out of San Diego California. March 2, 9:30 -11:30.

The film explores the nature and spectacular rise of the dominant institution of our time. Part film and part movement, The Corporation is transforming audiences and dazzling critics with its insightful and compelling analysis. Taking its status as a legal "person" to the logical conclusion, the film puts the corporation on the psychiatrist's couch to ask "What kind of person is it?" The Corporation includes interviews with 40 corporate insiders and critics - including Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein, Milton Friedman, Howard Zinn, Vandana Shiva and Michael Moore - plus true confessions, case studies and strategies for change. 

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Quotes

THE CORPORATION raises questions about the enduring viability and value of the corporation as the primary vehicle for organizing the production of wealth in market-based societies. It raises important concerns about the impact of the corporate structure on a range of public goods and should provoke thinking about whether or not there are better ways to more effectively organize production for the general welfare.

- Mark Amen, Director of the Globalization Research Center, University of Southern Florida