A Grubby Cabal of Privateers

So I don’t blame people for giving up on politics. I haven’t given up yet, but I find it ever harder to explain why. When a state-corporate nexus of power has bypassed democracy and made a mockery of the voting process, when an unreformed political system ensures that parties can be bought and sold, when politicians [of the main parties] stand and watch as public services are divvied up by a grubby cabal of privateers, what is left of this system that inspires us to participate?

George Monbiot, It’s Business that Really Rules Us Now

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  1. That is a dang good question! It may take a few painful decades to shake out… just like the Reformation! I’ll look for you on facebook Peggy…

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