Well, what you’re talking about is modern finance capitalism, not a Constitutional republic (or monarchy or whatever). One of the odder things about American political discourse is that we conflate how markets function with our form of government. Anyway, here’s some lefty economics you can argue with: https://www.epi.org/publication/top-charts-of-2018-twelve-charts-that-show-how-policy-could-reduce-inequality-but-is-making-it-worse-instead/

--

--

--

Democracy is pretty cool. We should try it some time. Voting rights, science policy, political communication and grassroots activism.

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Aaron Huertas

Aaron Huertas

Democracy is pretty cool. We should try it some time. Voting rights, science policy, political communication and grassroots activism.

More from Medium

Fatigue. And more bed rest.

IELTS Academic Writing made easy with practice materials

Gameplay Journal 1

What’s on Your Mug?