GRE Reading Comprehension
The people do not run the country; neither do its elected officials. The corporations run the country. Heads of corporations routinely and imperiously hand down decisions that profoundly affect millions of people. The people affected do not vote on the decisions, or for the corporate oligarchs. Yet we are supposed to believe that we live in a democracy.
Which of the following statements, if true, would support the author's views?
- A Corporate lobbies strongly influence the introduction and passage of legislation at all levels of government.
- B Growing numbers of the most talented college graduates are choosing to work for private corporations rather than for the government or the non-profit sector.
- C Few legal requirements are imposed on corporations as to the responsibilities they must fulfill to their employees and their communities.
Correct Answer: AC