America. Home of the Free, Land of the Brave. Mom, Apple Pie, Fourth of July and Fireworks. This is the light side.
The America is the other side of that bright coin, its dark side. The corrupt, greed-driven crony-capitalist empire of corporate abuse and the tyranny of wealth.
Of the plutocratic oligarchy that has risen since the 1970s that consumes the lives and freedoms of the American worker. All while pitting those workers against each other in one of the most deranged darwinian dystopias of racial and economic violence perpetrated by a nation against its own people in contemporary history. How did this come to be?
And more importantly, how do we the people fix it when the legislative and judicial systems meant to protect us and our liberty have been co-opted by wealthy elites, career political elites, and political appointees with unchecked lifetime power?
The Great Courses Plus, now called Wondrium, is the best $10.00 a month I spend. I am taking three at a time and going beyond just what interests me (hard sciences – Geology, Oceanography, Climatology, Physics and Ancient History and embracing the things that work to make me better. Here’s the three working now.