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Democracy Or Plutocracy?


Last updated 10/12/2020 at 2:46pm

Does it really matter who wins the presidential election or which political party controls which branch of government. Do we really have a democracy or a plutocracy? (Greek, “Ploutos” = “wealth,” i.e. government by the wealthy).

Health care, criminal justice, global warming and sensible gun laws have at least two things in common. First, we have the resources to fix them. Secondly, they won’t get fixed as long as there is money to be made by not fixing them. Those who are profiting the most don’t want them fixed and, unfortunately, these are the ones who wield the power in W...

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