Capitalism and the global plutocracy
Byanyima will be directing her appeal, ironically enough, to the largest annual gathering of the global plutocracy whose enrichment the report decries. Many of the hundred or so billionaires—and countless hundreds of multi-millionaires—in attendance ...
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Counter plutocracy with public financing
Plutocracy is on the rise in the United States. Supreme Court decisions in Citizens United v. FEC and McCutcheon v. FEC allow corporations and wealthy individuals to donate unprecedented amounts to political campaigns, giving them megaphones in the ...
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Democrats now the party of plutocracy
There's more than a bit of cognitive dissonance in the merger of Democrats with plutocracy – rule by the wealthy. After all, the party's brand is supposed to be “party of the people.” For Democrats, the allure of corporate cash – in campaign ...
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