what's wrong with favoring an anarchy or a self-governing system with no established authority figures? Glenn Greenwald writes: (my bold)
and the public has the absolute right to know this.
This episode underscores a critical point: The mere fact that an act is illegal does not mean it is unjust or even deserving of punishment. Oftentimes, the most just acts are precisely the ones that the law prohibits.
thom jefferson exclaimed that "the true currency of democracy is knowledge!
" we citizens are expected to step into a voting booth to elect our "authority figures" based on carefully constructed sales pitches with no real grasp of what goes on behind closed doors.
and this is what democracy looks like? no! we the people are left in the dark when it comes to policy decisions.
in so many ways we are expected to make "informed decisions" without full disclosure of the information.
those non-living entities created on paper for the dual purpose of maximising profits and protecting upper management from litigation should something go terribly wrong--like a massive oil spill--have the ear of congress.
why these self-serving monopolies even provide a legion of lobbyists to help write the laws which affect all of us.
i believe if we the people had access to the knowledge jealously guarded by the deep state and the political class we would choose to work together for a peace oriented, cooperative world community with healthcare for all and a sustainable ecology providing nourishing food and clean drinking water.
why should we agree to remain ignorant when our lives are at risk by those who protect the status quo because this corrupted system gives them statis?