Category Archives: Democracy’s End

On the Outside Looking In

One of the necessary conditions for a democracy to work is a critical mass of policy wonks and political junkies – you need an informed public who understand what the issues are, and, structurally, how power is amassed and wielded, … Continue reading

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Soylent Green is People!

It’s not Kristallnacht – or not just yet. But when you have entrenched interests, seeing that things could change to their disadvantage, whipping up the crowds to shout down, disrupt and shut down anyone who talks about that change, ramping … Continue reading

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