Thursday, November 15, 2012

Michael Lerner on the election

...[E]ven though the huge amounts of money spent by the Republicans didn't guarantee them electoral victory, it was only because of equally large amounts of money spent by the Democrats, and the sources for some of that money are the corporate and financial interests who will expect (and receive) real consideration from policy shapers to protect their interests. It is the power of that money and its shaping of the media discourse that helps marginalize spiritual progressive ideas like building a world based on love, generosity, social justice, peace and environmental sanity. The absence of that money for progressive voices is a major part of why more decent and principled people don't enter into politics in the first place. So, don't let anyone tell you that the 2012 election proved that money wasn't important - it was often central to shaping the choices we'd have when we voted....


Anonymous taruhan bola said...

The election is always dominated by the Republican party in the history of USA

10:53 PM  

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