The Treason of the Ruling Class

by Chris Hedges, published on ScheerPost, June 2, 2020 The ruling elites no longer have legitimacy. They have destroyed our capitalist democracy and replaced it with a mafia state. What the Roman philosopher Cicero called a commonwealth, a res publica, a “public thing” or the “property of a people,” has been transformed into an instrument of naked pillage and repression[…]

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