We Are All Greeks Now

The corporate dismantling of civil society is nearly complete in Greece. It is far advanced in the United States. We, like the Greeks, are undergoing a political war waged by the world’s oligarchs. No one elected them. They ignore public opinion. And, as in Greece, if a government defies the international banking community it is targeted for execution. The banks do not play by the rules of democracy. Continue reading

The Country That’s Dismantling Its System of Privilege for the 1% — Can the U.S. Be Next?

Thom Hartmann AlterNet http://www.alternet.org/economy/country-throwing-shackles-reaganomics Chileans have rejected Reaganomics, and it’s time we followed their lead. Back in the early 1970s, Chile was one of the most progressive countries in South America. Its democratically elected socialist president, Salvador Allende, nationalized big … Continue reading