Whatever Became Of Western Civilization?

Discussion in 'Politics' started by poncho, Oct 14, 2013.

  1. poncho

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    Not that long ago government and free market proponents were at sword’s point, but no more. With little left in the private sector to rip off, the financial gangsters have turned to the public sector and put to work for them the free market economists’ advocacy of privatization. Governments themselves became part of the conspiracy once the politicians realized that looting public assets was an efficient way to reward their private benefactors.

    We can see the entire picture in the David Cameron government’s privatization of the British Royal Mail. The prime minister has described the looting as “popular capitalism” even though the British public overwhelmingly opposes turning over the mail service to a profit-making enterprise.

    The British government’s pursuit of policies opposed by the public shows the absence in Britain of the very democracy that British prime ministers, such as Blair and Cameron, are so anxious to help Washington spread with invasions, cluster bombs, and depleted uranium to Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria, and Iran.

    Here is how the Royal Mail is being privatized or, rather, looted.

    http://paulcraigroberts.org/2013/10/14/whatever-became-western-civilization-paul-craig-roberts/
     
  2. shodan

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    The 'end' started decades ago when the (anti) "liberal" university establishment threw out the requirement for studying "western civ."
     

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