Intellectual Self Defence

Brains are delicate things…

Elections versus Democracy

In Latin America you often have two right-wing candidates battling it out with slick advertising campaigns designed by American advisors while the mass of peasantry/urban poor pay little attention because whoever you vote for the government (really “National Security State and IMF-puppets”] gets in. It is called ‘low-intensity democracy’. Sound familiar? Real democracy depends on constant public power. Anything less is a sick joke.

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