Saturday, July 04, 2009

good article

"The ability of the corporate state to pacify the country by extending credit and providing cheap manufactured goods to the masses is gone. The pernicious idea that democracy lies in the choice between competing brands and the freedom to accumulate vast sums of personal wealth at the expense of others has collapsed. ...

Our economic crisis—despite the corporate media circus around the death of Michael Jackson or Gov. Mark Sanford’s marital infidelity or the outfits of Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest incarnation, BrĂ¼no—barrels forward. And this crisis will lead to a period of profound political turmoil and change."

chris hedges, 'the truth alone will not set you free'

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