political corruption

My Wise Country Cousin On De Offal Office

Submitted by Raymond Nat Turner on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 12:50

by Raymond Nat Turner

Hail to the thief, and the office he thieves out of.

Freedom Rider: The Lie of American Democracy

Submitted by Margaret Kimberley on Tue, 05/22/2012 - 23:15


by BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley

Just as most American mistakenly believe their country has the highest living standard in the world, they also swear that the U.S. is the ultimate in democracy. They also realize that the Golden Rule applies, here: those who have the gold, rule. But the contradiction does not phase them. And, largely because Americans cling to the myth of democracy rather than face the fact of plutocracy, “we know for certain that we will end up with a corporatist president who will keep our country and the world in a perpetual state of war.”

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