Douglas  Obey

Making the case that the U.S. is now more of an oligarchy than a democracy

Doug Obey joins Jim Blasingame to discuss evidence that shows why the U.S. is now under the control of a group of oligarchs, private and elected individuals, rather than our democratic republic with a capitalistic economy.

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