Democracy or Plutocracy? A Chart

Tuesday, 01 February 2011 13:51 By Dave Johnson, Truthout | name.
DEMOCRACY PLUTOCRACY
We, the People Wealthy Few
One Person One Vote One Dollar One Vote
Government Limited Government
Majority Supermajority
Information Propaganda
Taxes on the Wealthy Tax Cuts for the Wealthy
Budgets Budget Cuts
Jobs programs Bank Bailouts
Welfare Warfare
Express Lanes for 2 or More People Express Lanes for 2 or More Dollars
Security Lines at Airports Special First-Class Security Lanes at Airports
Public Schools Private Schools
Public Investment Private Investment

Updates:

Public Transportation            Private Jets
Accountability Impunity
Rule Of Law Above The Law
Transparency Secrecy
Sustainable growth Polluter Growth
Medicare-For-All Healthcare For Profit
Clean Elections Rigged Elections
Savings Accounts Offshore Accounts
Credit Card Debt Credit Default Swaps
Union members Serfs
Layoffs Payoffs
Homies Cronies
Grassroots Astroturf
Pensions 401Ks
Honest Brokers Self-Interest
Free Will At Will
Citizen Consumer
Citizen Employee
Participant Observer
Actor Acted On
Doer Done To
Majorities Markets


Feel free to add additional contrasts in the comments.

Last modified on Tuesday, 01 February 2011 16:00