'it's the economy stupid' some one once said!

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by Happybunny, Jun 7, 2012.

  1. Happybunny macrumors 68000

    Sep 9, 2010
  2. Queso macrumors G4

    Mar 4, 2006
    Until the links between a nation's banks and its politicians are broken there will be no progress. Unfortunately with most manufacturing having now moved to the Far East the financial services "industry" has more power than ever.

    Best of luck with getting change in The Netherlands, but don't hold your breath. You'll most likely be disappointed in the results whoever wins the election.
  3. Thomas Veil macrumors 68020

    Thomas Veil

    Feb 14, 2004
    OBJECTIVE reality
    I had to stop reading half-way through. It was all too familiar and depressing.

    This paragraph in particular stood out at me:

    I had just read this the night before:

    I touched on this in another thread: what worries me is that if the playing field continues to get even more grotesquely tilted toward the 1%, people will realize just how broke the system is. At the point that we become a one party country (and we're getting too, too close), the people, denied a governmental means of affecting change, will have to do it the same way the founding fathers did.

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