Trump is the natural consequence of our anti-democracy decade | Robert Reich

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The president knows how the system works: the rich give money and get what they want in return. His defeat is imperative

We’re coming to the end of what might be called the anti-democracy decade. It began on 21 January 2010 with the supreme court’s shameful decision in Citizens United vs Federal Election Commission, opening the floodgates to big money in politics with the absurd claim that the first amendment protects corporate speech.

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