The Collapse of Western Democracy
Paul Craig ROBERTS - Former Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury for Economic Policy in the Reagan Administration
1 July, 2016
Democracy no longer exists in the West. In the US powerful private interest groups, such as the military-security complex, Wall Street, the Israel Lobby, agribusiness and the extractive industries of energy, timber and mining, have long exercised more control over government than the people. But now even the semblance of democracy has been abandoned.