Wednesday, January 30, 2008

This Is What Liberal Democracy Looks Like

This is what liberal democracy -- whose Third World poster child Washington has made "Shining India," as New Delhi broke ranks with the Non-Aligned Movement and sold out Iran -- looks like: "Kidney Thefts Shock India" (Amelia Gentleman, New York Times, 30 January 2008). The rich get richer, the poor poorer, and the rich literally live off the poor.

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