A few recent articles about democracy and our current crisis

Many people recognize that the U.S. is suffering a crisis that is seriously jeopardizing our Constitution, our democracy, and our freedom.

Here are just a few articles from August 2020 that will remain relevant:

 

Our stressful times tempt people to “escape from freedom” and seek conspiracy theories, authoritarian leaders, etc.  When you open this link, be sure to click through all pages of this interesting article:

https://www.opednews.com/articles/Mechanisms-of-Escape-from-by-Blair-Gelbond-Advertising_Alienation_Buddhism_Capitalism-200823-598.html

 

A few giant corporations have amassed huge wealth and political power — and are pushing the U.S. in wrong ways:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-08-18/monopoly-power-lies-behind-worst-trends-in-u-s-fed-study-says?emci=3e848430-6ae2-ea11-8b03-00155d0394bb&emdi=da0563eb-70e2-ea11-8b03-00155d0394bb&ceid=3273229

 

America is descending into fascism because this serves the interests of the capitalist class:

https://www.opednews.com/articles/America-is-descending-into-by-Rainer-Shea-Capitalism_Genocide_Hitler_Holocaust-200820-311.html

 

When Did Democracy become a Partisan Issue? The Dilemmas of Late Neoliberalism:

https://www.juancole.com/2020/08/democracy-partisan-neoliberalism.html