A wounded GE launchs a self-denfense propaganda campain
3.27.2012 2 Comments
Writing for In these Times, Roger Bybee reports that General Electric was both shocked and troubled by reports which showed that the transnational corporation earned billions in profits in 2010 but paid no income taxes. Bybee then critical analyses some of GE’s propaganda pieces, showing them to be whitewashes meant to cover a realities GE would want to remain hidden. Those realities: GE exports jobs from the United States, attacks unions and union wages and benefits, invests in China, and, implicitly, avoids public accountability.
Click on the GE logo to experience the web version of this propaganda campaign.