Democracy ~ Howard Zinn

“Democracy depends on citizens being informed, and since our media, especially television (which is the most important source of news for most Americans) reports mostly what the people in power do, and repeats what the people in power say, the public is badly informed, and it means we cannot really say we have a functioningContinue reading “Democracy ~ Howard Zinn”

Equality

Is there equality before the law? At every stage of the judicial process–facing the policeman, appearing in court, being freed on bond, being sentenced by the judge–the poor person is treated worse than the rich, the black treated worse than the white, the politically or personally odd character is treated worse than the orthodox. —Continue reading “Equality”