Chris Hedges: Democracy in America Is a Useful Fiction – Truthdig
“Corporate forces, long before the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, carried out a coup d’état in slow motion. The coup is over. We lost.”
“As long as a democratic facade exists, liberals can engage in an empty moral posturing that requires little sacrifice or commitment.”
Well, it’s been over a year since last I posted, and I’m ready to start up again.
First up, a rather intense, eye-opening piece by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges.