Bill Moyers: "Plutocracy and democracy don’t mix. Plutocracy too long tolerated leaves democracy on the auction block, subject to the highest bidder."

If you thought this post was hyperbole, watch this Bill Moyers speech, delivered at Boston University on October 29, 2010, as a part of the Howard Zinn Lecture Series. A complete transcript of his speech is here. The Harper's article he recommends is here.

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I really cannot encourage you to watch/read this speech strongly enough. This is what's happening in the US. This is what you need to know and understand about our system, and what it means for our future.

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