No, it’s not election campaign donations only. There are a lot of other ways in which wealth corrupts democracy.
Some are blunt and simple, some are sly and treacherous. Below is a list of them, from most serious to least serious, while taking the situation in United States as an example – because this country is the country in which you can see the most extreme cases of wealth subverting democracy.
If you can’t vote for a candidate you don’t know to exist, similarly you cannot have an opinion about an idea that you don’t know it existed. Read how private media and education institutions condition you from your childhood.
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