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Conservative Barry Goldwater (1909-1998) on Oligarchy

I think this quote from conservative Republican candidate for President, Barry Goldwater speaks well to our current drift into oligarchy. But that today’s conservatives were so clear sighted: “But to be successful, representative government assumes that elections will be controlled … Continue reading

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The Self Destruction of the 1%

  Gianni Dagli Orti/Art Resource A painting of 17th-century Venice, with a view of the banks of the Grand Canal and the Doge’s Palace, by Leandro Bassano. There is an interesting article in the New York Times today by Chrystia … Continue reading

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