Chris Hedges ~ Even Lost Wars Make Corporations Rich

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Power does not rest with the electorate.

It does not reside with either of the two major political parties.

It is not represented by the press.

It is not arbitrated by a judiciary that protects us from predators.

Power rests with corporations.

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And corporations gain very lucrative profits from war,

even wars we have no chance of winning.

All polite appeals to the formal systems of power will not end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

We must physically obstruct the war machine or accept a role as its accomplice.

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