Linux in Europe
Posted Mar 14, 2005 18:04 UTC (Mon) by jeremiah
In reply to: Linux in Europe
Parent article: Linux in Europe
Somehow in the last twenty years or so we have replaced representation by election with representation by dollars. Those with lots of dollars get lots of votes to create laws for themselves. Those with few dollars get no votes and must pay for the privilege of even accessing information about what their government is doing.
I think this should read "In the last 20 years the general populace has become AWARE that "representation by dollars" is how the governemt works as opposed to "representation by election." It's always been that way, it's just more apparent now due to the media and communications. Which is why the governemtn tries to control them...
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