These ten companies secretly rule the world and very much control everything you see, eat, wear and buy.
1. Alphabet Inc
If you haven’t heard of this company, you’re not alone. But surprise, surprise, Alphabet Inc actually owns Google, making it one of the — if not the — most powerful company in the world.
Kids and adults love Disney, so it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that more than half of all highest grossing movies of the last decade are owned by Disney. As a result, Disney has huge influence in the world.
The company responsible for glyphosate — which is proven carcinogen — specializes in agricultural biotechnology. It’s estimated worth is around $65 billion.
The acronym stands for the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China. The bank is state-owned, and is now of the most powerful banks on the planet.
Because the company has a monopoly over the education sector, it has been able to increase the prices of learning — and no one is able to stop them.
Pfizer — a U.S.-based global pharmaceutical corporation — makes $40 billion in profit. Every. Single. Year.
Few people have heard of Inbev, but it’s a company to know. Inbev has a huge monopoly over the beer industry and has massive influence, as a result.
8. Quanta Computer Inc.
Macs, Dells, HP, Sonys, Toshibas – all these laptops come from the same manufacturer : Quanta Computer Inc.
9. Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin’s global military expenditure is just over $1.7 trillion.
Nestlé owns over 8,500 different brands in 80 countries, including Gerber baby food, Perrier, DiGiorno, and Hot Pockets. It also owns Butterfinger and KitKat. Every year, the corporation rakes in $90 billion.