This blog is a reposting of Cormac Russell’s contribution to Axiom News on February 11th 2016. You can see the original article here. Curator’s Note: The Basic Income Guarantee conversation is heating up in Canada (Click here to read an Op-Ed published today in the Toronto Star titled, “The stage is now set for a basic
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The concept of ‘democracy shields those without power from total exploitation and domination by those who posses it. The fulcrums of power lie within the state, the market and civil society. Increasingly, power is dissipating away from civil society by the continuous erosion of democracy. It won’t be given back. The cavalry is not coming.
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