Viewing posts from December, 2015

Free Speech Being Reconsidered

Sunday, December 5th, at the Brookings Institution Hillary Clinton said this:

Democratic Solidarity with Republicans?

It is now widely acknowledged that income and wealth disparities in the US have become severely unfair. Corporate power controls our formerly democratic decision-making process through lobbying, huge political contributions, political advertising, and mass-media control. Because of corporate control the government no longer has the ability to apply progressive taxation or other measures in order to achieve economic fairness, nor can it effectively regulate corporations' activities. As Bernie Sanders points out, a political revolution is needed in order to correct our undemocratic state.

Just Doing My Job Is Not Enough

In her book, Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil, by Hanna Arendt there is this report: