Tag Archives: Plutocracy

Taken For Granted At Davos US Run On ‘Legalized Corruption’

Taken For Granted At Davos US Run On ‘Legalized Corruption’
While there may be confusion among some in the US as to how the American political system operates, it is apparently taken for granted by participants at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland that politics in America is based on bribery and corruption. By D S Wright at Firedoglake.com In an interview at Davos with Bloomberg News related to growing concerns about rising wealth inequality and its corruption influence on American ... Read more

Toward the Total Paralysis of an Unequal Society

Toward the Total Paralysis of an Unequal Society
The severing of our society into a plutocracy and a peasantry is so far along that statistics almost cease to have meaning. But the facts have to be told, to help explain the sickening sense that we're becoming a nation without a middle class, paralyzed by the inequality deniers and excuse makers who refuse to admit there's something wrong with their free-market capitalist system. The extremes are becoming almost intolerable. Read more