Of China's products, McCarthy rose to distain,
For businesses leaving, the Communists to blame.
Seek we less dependence, allies and us entrain,
To thwart such power, unchecked, aflame.

Nestle's reach now extends in a sweet, sugary race,
In Brazilian hands, Grupo CRM finds its space.
Undisclosed the price, but with swift pace,
Bolsters it the confectionery trace.

Saudi lands and monarchies round,
Cash flush from the earth's bounty found.
World's financial stage, their influence bound,
This Middle East, the world's gold mound.

by Guillemette de Ventadour

a centaur