It’s time to call Amer­i­ca what it is: a klep­toc­ra­cy, run by cor­po­ra­tions and gov­ern­ments with only cos­met­ic dis­tinc­tions. It is full of good peo­ple whom the klep­to­crats keep fight­ing against each oth­er, as they have for over 150 years, and will until the good peo­ple drown in ris­ing salt­wa­ter or epic storms, or sim­ply die, exhaust­ed and used up.

Cash Rules Every­thing Around Me — Notes from a Strange World — Medium

This depressed the hell out of me, but it’s hard to argue with Norton’s analysis.

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Kars Alfrink

Kars is a designer, researcher and educator focused on emerging technologies, social progress and the built environment.