Jul 8, 2015
The crushing of political choice is not a side-effect of this utopian belief system but a necessary component. Neoliberalism is inherently incompatible with democracy, as people will always rebel against the austerity and fiscal tyranny it prescribes. Something has to give, and it must be the people. This is the true road to serfdom: disinventing democracy on behalf of the elite.
— (via Greece is the latest battleground in the financial elite’s war on democracy | George Monbiot | Comment is free | The Guardian)