Here lies Democracy, may it Rest in Peace
Democracy in Westernized Neoliberal World is effectively dead. It is best to let Democracy Rest in Peace.
Democracy in Westernized Neoliberal World is effectively dead.
Oligarchs and corporations control the government, institutions and the media. The public gets to elect the Chief Public Relations Officer of the Deep State every few years in elections. The choice voters have is to choose lesser of the two evils.
Baring a few exceptionally evil politicians, democracy and elections have almost no effect on important things in life such as people's health, children's education, savings, environment, house prices, and state of the economy.
'Majority decides' in a Democracy. However, the majority is not always right and easily misled. In a democracy, the opinion of the 51% of the most easily misled people matter.