Democracy Is Incompatible with Capitalism

Riad Kherdeen
ILLUMINATION
Published in
8 min readDec 17, 2020

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Countries that claim to be democratic today are not. For all of these countries are not ruled by the people but rather are ruled by capital.

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The world has never before seen true democracy in action. Countries that claim to be democratic today, and that were supposedly established with democracy as their foundation many years ago, are not, in fact, democracies at all. For all of these…

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Riad Kherdeen
ILLUMINATION

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