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

One thought on “A Grubby Cabal of Privateers

  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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