Fantasy Democracy in America

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Fantasy Democracy in America

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

The nation's founders created a system, empowering its privilege class alone to rule – democracy the way it should be an anathema notion rejected throughout US history.

Each electoral cycle, names and faces change. Dirty business as usual remains in place under duopoly governance with two extremist right wings.

It's why millions of eligible voters abstain. Powerful dark forces control things. Ordinary people have no say, the way it's always been since the republic's inception.

America's electoral process is deeply flawed. Horse race pseudo-journalism covers the process – issues vital to public interests and welfare excluded from reports, voters left uninformed in the dark.

Managed news misinformation and disinformation created a truth emergency gone unaddressed – voters unable to make informed choices.

Unlike elections elsewh
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