Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Tag: oligarchy

An ultimate meaning of the Bernie 2020 campaign: “Not him. Us.”

Both of the Sanders presidential campaigns were historic breakthroughs for challenging the moral rot of oligarchy in the United States and for pushing real class analysis into mainstream discourse.

Corporate media and ‘moderate’ democrats are defending the oligarchy against Bernie...

If Biden, Buttigieg, Klobuchar or Bloomberg win the Democratic presidential nomination, that would be a triumph for oligarchy in the midst of rising grassroots opposition.

The real divide

Unless Democrats stand squarely on the side of democracy against oligarchy, the risk on election day is that too many Americans will either stand with Trump or stay home.

America’s real divide isn’t left vs. right. It’s democracy vs. oligarchy.

I keep hearing that the Democratic party has moved “left” and that some Democratic candidates may be “too far left”.

WATCH: Bernie Sanders on how Socialism can defeat Oligarchy

"If there was ever a moment when we needed a new vision to bring our people together in the fight for justice, decency and human dignity, this is that time."

What does oligarchy mean?

Even a system that calls itself a democracy can become an oligarchy if power becomes concentrated in the hands of a few very wealthy people – a corporate and financial elite.

The deadly rule of the oligarchs

Oligarchs use power and ruling structures solely for personal advancement – they will stop at nothing to maintain the sophistry of their rule.

The triumph of the oligarchs

A tidal wave of public loathing is growing across the land – toward Trump, the GOP, and the oligarchs they serve; and to the deception, the wealth, and the power that underlies them.  

Despite setbacks, the democracy movement is gaining power

A new book outlines how the superrich have worked to undermine our country, and what we can do to fight back.

Chris Hedges and Noam Chomsky: How the US became an oligarchy...

Chris Hedges talks with Noam Chomsky on the state of affairs in America and hope for the future.

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Shrewd deceptions: Lying by omission

Understanding how misguided and arguably insane our military priorities and spending are.
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Ohio cop on leave after driving over gunshot victim

“I want the officer held accountable just like if they get the suspect, they will hold him accountable.”

The Pandemic is us (but now mostly them)

Power, wealth, and justice in the time of COVID-19.