Friday, January 17, 2020

Tag: oligarchy

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.

America’s democracy is morphing into a combination of a dictatorship, an...

The foundations of this system of unlimited power and control over U.S. citizens have been developing over some time under various presidents.

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What was the point of Soleimani’s assassination?

The Trump regime had no authority to assassinate a senior Iranian general. Nor did it have a reason to do so, except to reap revenge upon his past acts.

Is Pelosi preparing to drop a bombshell on the Senate impeachment trial?

We have no way of knowing what Pelosi will do, we can only speculate and hope that she does something that will prove to the American people that he is guilty as charged.