Tag Archives: democracy

What We Don’t Want to Know

American Society Would Collapse If It Weren’t for These 8 Myths By Lee Camp/ Truthdig/ July 25, 2018 Our society should’ve collapsed by now. You know that, right? No society should function with this level of inequality (with the possible … Continue reading

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CAMPAIGN WITHOUT LIMITS

Who Will Protect Elections From U.S. Oligarchs? By Paul Street/ Truthdig/ April 18, 2018 I recently heard on cable news that special counsel Robert Mueller wanted to interview some “Russian oligarchs” about their supposed influence on the 2016 U.S. presidential … Continue reading

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WHO NEEDS DEMOCRACY ANYWAY?

US State Department considers dropping ‘democracy’ from its mission statement By Josh Rogin/ Washington Post/ August 1, 2017 The US State Department is considering dropping “democracy” from its key mission statement as Secretary of State Rex Tillersonorders his department to … Continue reading

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THE AMERICAN PEOPLE NEVER WIN–HERE’S WHY

**Headline and first line changed from prior posting **Headlined at OpEd News, June 28 By Arlen Grossman There’s a reason most Americans don’t get what they want. Billionaires and Large Corporations own this country. Period. They make the rules and … Continue reading

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THE DEATH OF THE REPUBLIC

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ May 21,2017    Mr. Fish / Truthdig The deep state’s decision in ancient Rome—dominated by a bloated military and a corrupt oligarchy, much like the United States of 2017—to strangle the vain and idiotic Emperor Commodus … Continue reading

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Mussolini: Democracy is a Fallacy

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HOW CORPORATE MEDIA FAILS US

We Have All Won An Oligarchy and Lost A Democracy By Thom Hartmann/ thomhartmann.com/ September 26, 2016 Here’s a thought experiment for you. Ask yourself, “When was the last time I heard any conversation at all about the role of … Continue reading

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DEMOCRACY IS DEAD

The Graveyard of the Elites by Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ February 28, 2016    Supporters hold campaign signs for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a rally near Atlanta. (Olya Steckel / Shutterstock) Power elites, blinded by hubris, intoxicated by absolute power, unable … Continue reading

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But You Knew That

Princeton Concludes What Kind of Government America Really Has, and It’s Not a Democracy By Tom McKay/ PolicyMic/ April 16, 2014 The news: A new scientific study from Princeton researcher Martin Gilens and Northwestern researcher Benjamin I. Page has finally put some science … Continue reading

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Democracy Has Disappeared

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