Stock Ownership and Capitalism
Introduction In the podcast entitled, Who Makes Cents?: A History of Capitalism, released in June 2014, Julia Ott discusses the issues associated with stock ownership. She does so in the wake of mass workers turnout at a Macdonald shareholders meeting (Ott, 2014). They take advantage of the meeting to voice out their grievances. This is due to the fact that shareholders and stock owners have become more influential in corporations across America.
Main Issues Addressed
The majority of American households today are stock owners, which has come a long way. Stock owners were seen as parasites to the economy in the 19th ...