Monday, 3 May 2010

The Fiction of Freedom in America: The "American Dream" of Social Inequality, Discrimination and Poverty

America itself is a psy op, and the American Dream a "hollow-gram." George Carlin said they call it the American Dream because you have to be asleep to believe it. Potemkin America creates a protective barrier, a moat between an "opulent minority" of castle-dwellers and the immiserated majority of consumer-serfs who live in the lower reaches of the economic village. The "opulent minority" purposefully perpetuates this situation as the means to ill-gotten gains, amassed by appropriating the "surplus" value produced by workers, whose labor creates the real wealth of society. more...


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