GEORGE TYLER ~ BILLIONAIRE DEMOCRACY ~ 2018

~ P-T-P ~ Pay-To-Play

~ A-AOTMA-TTGODCBBM-BTEOIEBTL ~ Aristole – Argued Over Two Millennia Ago – That The Quality Of Democracy Can Best Be Measured – By The Extent Of Influence Enjoyed By The Landless – Aristole – Also Observed – That Oligarchs Are Naturally Displeased By Democracy

~ DEIEOTLM-EAVFRBIBI1430-HBASMB-R-R-A-D-A-KAERBC ~ Democracy’s Evolution In Europe Over The Last Millennium – Especially After Voting For Representatives Began In Britain In 1430 – Has Been A Struggle Marked By – Revolution – Regicide – And – Debate – As – Kings And Elites Resisted Being Corralled

~ D-LA-H-QD-HHBATC-IIUCTF-PAA-A-IS-HWAHTS ~ Democracy – Let Alone – High-Quality Democracy – Has Historically Been A Tenuous Condition – It Is Under Continuous Threat From – Plutocrats And Authoritarians – And – Is Thus – Hard Won And Hard To Sustain

~ IB-ASWPPOREPRTBHP ~ Income Bias – A Society Where Public Policy Outcomes Reflect Elite Preferences Rather Than Broadly Held Preferences

~ PDDWRTFOC-H-QDSTFB ~ Political Decisions Determine Who Receives The Fruits Of Capitalism – High-Quality Democracies Spread Those Fruits Broadly

~ FN-ICMWT-FN ~ Fake News – Is Circulated More Widely Than – Factual News

~ FN-IWB ~ Fake News – Is Widely Believed

~ CT-‘HF’ ~ Closing The – “Hate Factories”

~ VS-RF ~ Voluntary Self-Regulation Failed

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