With 10 to 15 percent of the world’s financial wealth being invested offshore, and therefore beyond the reach of national taxation systems, the redistributive nature of the state-corporation relationship is destined to end.
Growing inequality is in fact becoming an outright expulsion from livelihoods.
Investing offshore, companies insert vast amounts of wealth in a cloud that moves in perpetuity, excluding citizens from the redistributive mechanism that came to exist in the inter-world war period.
The middle classes – existing within the framework of a structured welfare state – are destined for extinction.
Crooks is an acclaimed director, with a background in economics and journalism. His previous film credits include co-writer, The Corporation (2003) and co-director, Surviving Progress (2011).