For the past couple of centuries, the leading politicians and church leaders and the corporate mass media across North America have been telling us all that “socialism” is something “Satanic,” something that should be shunned at all costs.
But when the greed, incompetence, corruption and criminality of corporate capitalism brought the world’s economy to its knees over the past couple of years, all those captains of industry and bankster barons were lined up at the public trough like the dying victims of a Third-World famine.
One would have been forgiven for assuming the econocorporate socioeconomic elite had actually had to miss a meal for a change. Nothing of the sort had actually happened, of course. read more »