In an obituary today in the NY Times describes the life of William H. Regnery II, “Buzzfeed called him ‘the most influential racist you’ve never heard of.’ ” It is interesting to me as I’m wondering of late who the people are who are bankrolling the alt-right, other than the Murdoch and Koch families. Here … [Read more…]
Louis Brandeis once warned the American people, that as a nation, “We must make a choice. We may have a democracy, or have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.” Democracy In Chains, p 211.
An interview by Mark Karlin, Truthout magazine, with writer Nancy MacLean, who’s book ‘Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America’ shines a light on the work of economist James McGill Buchanan who’s work inspired the Koch brothers, among others. If you have the nerve after 6+ months of … [Read more…]