“You measure democracy by the freedom it givesto its dissenters, not the freedom it givesto its assimilated conformists” US activist Abbie Hoffman(November 30, 1936 – April 12, 1989)
Take democracy lightly, take it for granted, and it will be hijacked by another system of government
Democracy is rotting from the inside: deformed by weak institutions, tribalism, the tyranny of the rich and an elite who dominate positions of power, racism, sexism, and crippling inequality. The growing gap between rich and poor is a cancer that is eating democracy.
Your system elects a foolish person as President A response to covid amongst the worst in the world You support the gun lobbydespite massacres, saying sorry, and praying for the victims and families You police are brutal Appalling race relations quickly escalating from nationwide protests to rioting then looting When are we going to stopContinue reading “Don’t Tell Us How to Run a Democracy”