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The Visionless Society
by Chris Hedges
Posted January 5, 2018

A visionless society“Can there be a democracy when you don’t have a competitive electoral system?” he asked. “No.

Can there be a democracy when people who come in second win the election? No.

Can there be a democracy when it’s tougher to get on the ballot than in any other Western country in the world by an order of magnitude? No.

Can there be a democracy when money rules? And not just the money that politicians raise, but the third-party money. No.

Can there be a democracy when people have no influence on the military budget? No. More…