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Financialization Complete

It is with all confidence that I can say the recent election results have indisputably ushered us into a full-blown Financialization Era.   We can no longer claim to be a democracy, we are now an oligarchy. While I can … Continue reading

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U.S. Oligarchy Level: Expert

A big part of the process of financialization is the influence of elite/corporate interests in politics and policy setting.  A recent article published by a website The Nation exemplifies this principle: our Federal Reserve system is quietly being saturated with Goldman Sachs … Continue reading

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Two Votes for Democracy! America, You’re Doing it Right….

This week, two big, huge, major, incredibly far-reaching Supreme Court decisions provide perfect examples of the discussion I began the other day with regards to the dual meaning of Democracy: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Gay Marriage Nationwide US … Continue reading

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The Perfect Marriage of Democracy and Socialism

Really, the two go together like a horse and carriage. While the primary meaning of democracy is hinged to a ‘one person one vote’ theme, the secondary meaning is more broad and focused on the commonwealth, that is equal rights, … Continue reading

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