Disclaimer: I’m not a native English speaker. Translation improvements are welcome! 😉
In these times of despair, where many people have the sensation of being powerless facing the power big corporations have over our society, it’s important to understand that we have several resources to confront them and this unfair situation, and that we don’t have to fall into a state of learned helplessness some circles of power might want to induce on us. Anyway, I hope I’ve engaged your attention using this self-help book like title. 😉
For some time now, we have been hearing governments no longer rules our society, but big corporations do in their place (in fact, it’s their lobbies which effectively manipulate gov. decisions). We know for sure it’s happening both in USA and EU. In the US because corporations directly funds political party campaigns (which ends up controlling the party and, hence, the elected government), and because politicians and the high echelons have interests in them or direct relation with their CEOs. In the UE… well, in the UE is exacty the same (and of course in Spain).
The Power of Collectivity
However, there is something that we could do regarding to this. It’s important to understand that what’s currently happening show us we’re no longer living in Democracy in the sense of the classic definition (if we ever happen to be). Voting every 4 years is futile and sometimes even deceiving which broken electoral promises and curtailing of rights unbelievable 10 years ago. Read More »