The political system that exists in America today leaves out any candidate who does not have money or name recognition. You must impress the people who run the political parties to survive caucuses and primaries. Then the two major parties debate as if there were only two sides to an issue. Bankers and CEOs contribute money to both parties. Slogans are written, ads are bought, calculations are made, positions are adjusted, people vote, and nothing changes.
We are no better off than we were 50 years ago. The poor are still poor, the environment is still being destroyed, and we are still in debt. Those who are rich become politicians and those who get elected become rich. It takes money to get the media to notice you and it takes the press noticing you to raise money.
But things can, and will change. Social media and the Internet are used…
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