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July 6th
8:58 AM

10 Ways Arab Democracies Can Avoid American Mistakes

Here is some advice on how to avoid the mistakes of my generation of Americans, who have perhaps fatally undermined our constitution and turned ourselves into a corporation-dominated national security state….

It is probably too late for us. The aggregate of changes in US law and practice in favor of corporatocracy and the national security state is so extensive and powerful that our constitution has been overwhelmed. We have 2 million people in jail, in a vast gulag, some of them for minor offenses and others for being the wrong color…

… We used to have something much more like a democracy. Maybe we can learn from you how to safeguard something so precious.  >juancole.com<

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