"The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it comes stronger than their democratic state itself. That in its essence, is fascism - ownership of government by an individual, by a group." - FDR
#goodthoughts http://www.positivewordsthatstartwith.com/ "The secret to FREEDOM lies in educating people, whereas the secret to tyranny is in keeping them ignorant." Maximillian Robespierre ..j #mike1242 #qoutes
#MalcolmX #oppression It's still happening... A few examples: http://stopwar.org.uk/campaigns/islamophobia A discussion of the terrorism propaganda that has been used to justify wars of aggression in the name of a so-called democracy, &that has been painting victims as criminals, another example is given by whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg who talks about the unjustified, criminal wars in Vietnam and Irak. www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyKIb3f1qk8 Another example…
though i agree with this, i think the real problem stems from corporate greed (they can "afford" to pay their workers more but don't b/c they do not have to). why? b/c they have collectively procured the government in order to keep the minimum wage static and ensure that they continue to astronomically profit while workers earn poverty level wages. it is reflective of a system of oligarchy not democracy.