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Donald Trump is the result of a long process of political, cultural and social decay. He is a product of our failed democracy.
The fiction of democracy remains useful, not only for corporations, but for our bankrupt liberal class. If the fiction is seriously challenged, liberals will be forced to consider actual resistance, which will be neither pleasant nor easy.
The endless election cycles, he said, are an example of politics without politics, driven not by substantive issues but manufactured political personalities and opinion polls. There is no national institution in the United States “that can be described as democratic,” [Wolin] said. Protesters chant as they are arrested at the intersection of Wall Street and […]
The people in Gaza deserve to be free. So do we. But do not look to our political mandarins for help, or expect anything but vaudevillian smoke and mirrors from the billions poured into our campaign circus. Look within. By Chris Hedges truthdig.com September 14, 2014 A Palestinian stands in the rubble of destroyed […]
Chris Hedges and Robert Scheer Discuss American Fascism LISTEN NOW The two celebrated journalists discuss the collapse of vital institutions and the rise of demagogues and charlatans in post-meltdown America. 10/11/13 Free View In iTunes A truthdig.com Podcast Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND ACTION ALERTS click on […]
Video> How to Reverse the Corporate Coup d’Etat> A Conversation with Lawrence Lessig and Chris Hedges
How to Reverse the Corporate Coup d’Etat A Conversation With Chris Hedges and Lawrence Lessig Monday 30 January 2012 TruthOut Chris Hedges and Lawrence Lessig, Yes! Magazine | Interview and Video Protesters against Citizens United demonstrate outside the Sacramento Capitol, California, January 21, 2012. (Photo: Public Citizen) “We’ve undergone a corporate coup d’etat in slow motion. And it’s […]