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Who Rules America?

by Greg Felton
https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2020/01/22/who-rules-america-2/

A government, whatever its nature, rules as an imperial power over its people. The surest way to exercise this control is to prop up the illusion that it acts in the public interest. Paul Craig Roberts and Alvin Rabushka spelled out this salient fact in the March 1973 issue of Public Choice, in their article “A Diagrammatic Exposition of an Economic Theory of Imperialism,” and what they wrote is no less relevant today.

The act of voting is one of the props that sustains the delusion of self-rule. People do vote, but the candidates are decided by the oligarchy of organized interest groups. This is also the conclusion of a 2014 study by Princeton University professors Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page about the extent to which U.S. government policy reflects public preferences. Gilens and Page found that voters are, to all intents and purposes, irrelevant to their own “democratic” government:

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Rapid -fire analysis with host Kevin Barrett on a wide range of topics, especially the California fires, Jewish America and Saudi assassins
From England, Richard Hall and Andrew Johnson present and analyze my book in four 34-36 min. segments:
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Harper Jr.
This collection of 27 memoranda edited by Robert Steele, featuring my summary of The Host and The Parasite in the epilogue, provides the president with all he needs to call for an investigation into the events of Sept. 11, 2001.
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UN Report on Israel’s Apartheid
Because of Isramerican intimidation, this report on the repressive nature of Israel’s occupation has been deleted from the UN website. You can beat the censors by downloading a copy here.

Vancouver Library Presentation