We like it when you don’t vote

July 8th, 2002 – 10:00 pm
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“That is neoliberal democracy in a nutshell: trivial debate over minor issues by parties that basically pursue the same probusiness policies regardless of formal differences and campaign debate. Democracy is permissible as long as the control of business is off-limits to popular deliberation or change; that is, so long as it isn’t democracy.”

Read more of this facinating excerpt from Rich Media, Poor Democracy by Robert McChesney here. I think I may have to find myself a copy of this book.

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