By José M. López Sierra – Puerto Rico
United States (US) capitalists have no respect for democracy and the rule of law. Capitalists believe that they have the right to do whatever they have to do to continue to get as rich as they can. Do you know that 9 of the 10 richest men in the world are US citizens?
When President Franklyn D. Roosevelt (FDR) helped the 99% of US citizens survive the Great Depression of the 1930’s with his “New Deal” policy, the 1% hated him for that.
Although FDR was democratically elected, the 1% decided that he must go. They tried to enlist Major General Smedley Butler to lead the coup, but he refused. Click on the following link for more: https://youtu.be/AQO1acl54Nw
The US today is close to another civil war for the same reasons as the first one – capitalism. Since capitalism only benefits the 1%, it has no business being the economic system of a democracy. We must therefore educate and organize ourselves to get as smart as we can to replace capitalism.
Capitalism is a racket for the rich.