2179. Democracy and capitalism

It is simple. Democracy and capitalism  are two parallel ways of making decisions for society.  Trouble is, capital,  through the use of money,  controls the media which controls the minds of the demos, , and controls the  representatives democracy is allowed to vote for. So capital ends up making the major decisions.

Are there alternative systems?   Localism with direct democracy and democracy as conversation, rather than voting, toward consensus?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s