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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Media Ignore the Root Cause of Rage in the Streets
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
From inception, the US has been a violent culture, an unequal one, a racist one, an exploitive one, a rapacious one, a lawless one — a fantasy democracy, never the real thing.
Its geopolitical and domestic policies reflect it in painfully explicit detail.
Police serve the nation's ruling class exclusively, carrying out what they're ordered to do — protecting privilege from beneficial social change, polar opposite governance of, by, and for everyone equitably, what democracy is supposed to be all about.
The deplorable state of America is how it's always been from inception — with brief moments when the nation's ruling class enacted legislation that addressed public needs.
During the Great Depression, New Deal policies weren't about altruism. They were all about saving capitalism at
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