We Live in an Oligarchy, Not a Democracy


Time to ditch the myth and lore…there is no Easter Bunny (I know it’s hard to believe) and we don’t live in a democracy (maybe even harder to believe). Changing the players (politicians) or the plays (policies) is insufficient. We must change the game. Our country is broken because the system is fixed. The solution is an end run around the existing political system — broad and deep social movements working to change fundamental ground rules.

Oligarchy, not democracy: Americans have ‘near-zero’ input on policy – report



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