Tag: corporatism

Steve Bannon an Andrew Breitbart

Buzzfeed: ‘How Steve Bannon Sees the Entire World’

Buzzfeed reporter J. Lester Feder provides a transcript of a speech given by Donald Trump’s new chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon in the summer of 2014 before a conference at the Vatican focused on poverty. Bannon’s remarks predicted the coming populist movements and detailed how the concurrent forces of militant radical Islamic, the corrupt crony capitalism of “the Party of Davos,” and the dehumanizing secularization of the West were all converging into a global conflict.

The AT&T-Time Warner Deal: Perspective from the Great Trustbuster, Part II — Theodore Roosevelt Spells Out the Two Republican Traditions

Skepticism about big corporations and their doings is not quite so unorthodox for Republicans as you might think. The Republican Party got its start among the farmers, free laborers, and merchants of the Midwest, not on Wall Street. The GOP was the little-guy party, at a time when the Democratic Party—which had its own populist tradition, going back to Andrew Jackson—had been taken over by the Southern plantation slaveowners. But as the 19th century moved along, Main Street Republicanism became one strand of the Grand Old Party. Another strand was Big Business and Wall Street Republicanism.