Tuesday, October 2, 2012

George Monbiot – Plutocracy’s Boot Boys


George Monbiot – Plutocracy’s Boot Boys:
I see these people as rightwing vanguardists, mobilising first to break and then to capture a political system that is meant to belong to all of us. Like Marxist insurrectionaries, they often talk about smashing things(20), about “creative destruction”, about the breaking of chains and the slipping of leashes. But in this case they appear to be trying to free the rich from the constraints of democracy. And at the moment they are winning.
Please read the entire article at George Monbiot's blog:

On Twitter, Monbiot has referenced this 2004 article if people are asking "what about state funding of left-wing thinktanks?"

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