Kleptocracy in America: Russian-style corruption, driven by global oligarchs, enabled by US elites


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2019/02/08/onshore-offshore.html


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Sigh.

Money and power, like energy and matter, are the same thing.

Same as it ever was. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebYHB7HS59g


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I wonder how much they’re going to offer Warren? Or will they cut straight to the stick?


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IIRC, the Americans were cheering for the kleptocracy they created by election interference on behalf of Yeltsin.


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…as a consequence of the infiltration during the 1990’s of American-style kleptocracy into the states of the former USSR.

If you’re focused on nations, you’re missing the point. Wealth and inequality corrupts, no matter what the country.

Our enemies are defined by class, not nationality.


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