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Vote all you want. The secret government won’t change

The people we elect aren’t the ones calling the shots, says Tufts University’s Michael Glennon

By Jordan Michael Smith | OCTOBER 19, 2014

THE VOTERS WHO put Barack Obama in office expected some big changes. 1,337 more words

What's Happening In Politics

The World in a Nutshell: October 2014

It is time to give a quick “global update” and comment on some of the many stories dominating the news theses days. Fasten your seatbelt – here’s the world: 497 more words

I'm Not American But...

I copied this from an American friend. Unfortunately I believe this statement to be true. I don’t know all the intricacies of the American electoral system but I question how can  there be real democracy when so much money is needed in campaign funds etc.? 21 more words

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Warren Buffett predicts Hillary Clinton will win presidency in 2016

Reuters reports:

‘Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Tuesday predicted Democrat Hillary Clinton would run for the U.S. presidency in 2016 and win.

“Hillary is going to run,” said Buffett, the chairman and chief executive of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc, speaking at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit in Laguna Niguel, California. 114 more words

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Inside the Koch Brothers' Toxic Empire

Tim Dickinson writes for Rolling Stone:

‘The enormity of the Koch fortune is no mystery. Brothers Charles and David are each worth more than $40 billion. 289 more words

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