…democracy does have its price – especially us ‘democracy’…

…’compay ecuatoriano, ¿qué tal…100,000 o más dólares eeuu pa’ mi pobre partido demócrata?’…

This is the week that was. The very week the US would actively seek to avoid the glare of ignominy and worldwide opprobrium by ending its asinine sanctions against a proud and progressive Cuba would be the week that would add further evidence to that recently exposed by US Senator Elizabeth Warren. Simply put, the US has a price for its democracy. And the corporate party in power can dispense privileges to all and sundry – just write a serious cheque, and call it a campaign contribution.

Where to start? Why not Venezuela against which US politicians just recently gleefully imposed sanctions. Read the rest of this entry »

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