Imagining A Social Revolution

In her book about Kenya, Michela Wrong says, “You won’t get rid of corruption until a society’s tacit acceptance of it—the generalized belief that bribery and nepotism are entirely normal ways of operating—has been challenged by its own citizens.” Wrong’s statement could easily apply to the revolving door of media, banking, and government in the US. Seeing how the American aristocracy owns all three, imagining a social revolution mobilized by resentment is not so far fetched.

~ by Jay Taber on June 15, 2009.

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