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“The alliance of Republican and Democratic oligarchs exposes the burlesque that characterized the old two-party system, where the ruling parties fought over what Sigmund Freud called the “narcissism of minor differences” but were united on all the major structural issues including massive defense spending, free trade deals, tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations, the endless wars, government surveillance, the money-saturated election process, neoliberalism, austerity, deindustrialization, militarized police and the world’s largest prison system.”
“Enormous amounts of money pour into various political campaigns around the U.S. with the apparent goal of influencing elections and manipulating governance throughout the nation.” How is that affecting the 5th District in Minnesota, an epi center for recent activism arount the murder of George Floyd.
Gosztola: Muhawesh condemns the two-party system as she talks about the effect the presidential election has on journalism when the media is so dependent on covering every tiny detail.
Our problems stem from our acceptance of this filthy, rotten system. —Dorothy Day How to Turn Republicans and Democrats Into Americans Posted July 24, 2011 The Atlantic An insider’s six-step plan to fix Congress By MICKEY EDWARDS Topos Graphics ANGRY AND FRUSTRATED, American voters went to the polls in November 2010 to “take back” their country. Just […]