Commentary By Ron Beasley
"If elections mattered they would be illegal". This statement was from a citizen of Greece. The Greeks are expeirencig this first hand as the technocrats working for the big banks have taken over their country - an economic Third Reich. Over at The Moderate Voice Pete Barnes has a must read post - What Capitialist Don't Know: Without Democracy Capitalism Dies,
Here is a teaser:
In the 1990s renowned political scientist and author Ben Barber wrote in Jihad vs McWorld that global capitalism was at war with democracy. He was right, of course, and the intensity of that war has only increased since then. Global corporations are battling democracy�s environmental regulations, taxation, labor laws, legislation aimed at fairness or income equality. They are battling democracy�s concern for the long-term survival of community or any values more human than economic.
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