The “winner” is Mao. Stalin and Hitler round out the top 3.
“To send men to the firing squad, judicial proof is unnecessary … These procedures are an archaic bourgeois detail. This is a revolution!” – Che Guevara
The 20th Century was all about big giant businesses, with a Vatican-like hierarchy. The movie and TV business was no exception.
In the attached article pollster and co-founder of ESPN (among other things) Scott Rasmussen highlights the fear of change within Washington DC, and it is bi-partisan. The Internet has changed the political game, and it is only just beginning.
Where capitalism has been allowed to thrive it has pulled the world along. We are in the midst of a micro-entrepreneurial revolution facilitated in large part by technology which is cheap and powerful. Please notice how technology is one of the least regulated sectors of the world economy. At least it is right now.
More people think like producers these days than probably ever before. They think more like owners than as employees. This is a very good thing for the economy if we allow the revolution to bloom.
It’s good to be dictator (I guess, so long as one is alive). Since 1999 when Chavez took power he has taken a big pile of money for himself too.