Podcast 10: Politics and Money:
Today, many are blaming Trump for all the woes facing America. It is misleading to say that Americans have lost control of their government. There is nothing in the historical record to show that the poor and working classes every fully participated in the democratic process. Thomas Ferguson writes that “political parties are constituted by “core” blocs of major investors, interested in securing a small set of specific outcomes.” Both parties are controlled and organized by investment blocs. The poor black voter in the ghetto and uneducated white Kentuckians who vote against their vital interests are equally powerless.