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Chris Hedges: Americans face a one-choice Election—The Oligarchy

Originally published: Dandelion Salad on March 11, 2020 by Chris Hedges (more by Dandelion Salad) (Posted Mar 14, 2020)

Pulitzer-winning author and host of “On Contact” Chris Hedges joins Rick Sanchez to discuss the influence of lobbyists on establishment media in their coverage of politics and that donors, bankers and billionaires have on the U.S. political process. He argues that the corporate elite sees Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) is a much greater threat to corporate power than President Trump, which is why they are uniting so stridently behind former Vice President Joe Biden in the Democratic presidential primary.

See also:

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From the archives:

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Greg Palast: 17 Million Voters Purged from US Voter Rolls in 2 Years! + Suppressed: The Fight To Vote

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In a Struggle Between Oligarchy and Democracy, Something Must Give by Michael Hudson

The Primary Is Being Rigged Against Bernie Sanders Again by Rainer Shea + What the Sanders Campaign Means for the US Socialist Movement

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Chris Hedges and Paul Street: The Problem is Not Trump. It is a Political System Dominated by Corporate Power and The Mandarins of the Two Major Political Parties

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