Plato Got It Right. Tyranny is a Product of Extreme Inequality and Plutocratic Oligarchy. Does democracy inherently lead to tyranny?
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The world is at a tipping point that will see us either flourish or fail as a society. Failure is almost certain with our current corrupt political system which ruthlessly serves the pocket of the richest 0.1%. What we have is an illusion of democracy and it’s oppressively harmful to the people and the planet.Read more
As the country pauses to remember the landmark election in 1994 yet another reminder remains that many lives are yet to change.Read more
Driving from the international airport, I was struck by the sheer wretchedness of Cape Flats: the series of black townships, comprising mostly shacks with corrugated steel roofs, that stretch from the highway almost to the horizon. Few people — tourists or locals — want to talk about the Cape Flats. But there is no better starting point for a discussionRead more
The definition of “democracy” is “rule by the people”. Hence if the people are deceived, kept secrets from, cheated and mistreated and ignored by their representatives and otherwise kept out of the democratic process, then democracy no longer exists.Read more