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.

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