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Despite the propaganda, the US is not a democracy.

Despite the propaganda, the media hype, the Hollywood movies and the endless talk about American democracy, the U.S. is not actually a democracy. It is not really a republic either, it’s a plutocracy.

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Lauren von Bernuth

Lauren is one of the co-founders of Citizen Truth. She graduated with a degree in Political Economy from Tulane University. She spent the following years backpacking around the world and starting a green business in the health and wellness industry. She found her way back to politics and discovered a passion for journalism dedicated to finding the truth.

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  1. Shirley Hawkins September 10, 2018

    Put trump in prison there criminal charges against them all. And

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  2. Susan Dow September 10, 2018

    It was in the beginning and it can be again.

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  3. Shawn Roberts September 10, 2018

    The U.S. is a Constitutional REPUBLIC administered by DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED representatives.

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  4. Charlie Cooper September 11, 2018

    Democracy is not a binary. U. S. democracy is eroding. It’s up to us to take it back. Go to Wolf-PAC.com. In Maryland, also go to GetMoneyOutMD.org.

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  5. Patrice Ayme September 17, 2018

    Only “direct” democracies are democracies. Representative democracy is a contradiction in adjecto.

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  6. Ginny Celano September 17, 2018

    Republic, look it up!

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  7. Rina Davis-van Tuil September 17, 2018

    A very sick, divided country! Getting worse every day!

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  8. Josh Schwien September 17, 2018

    You’re right it’s not. It was made to be a republic. In a democracy if the majority wants what you have they can take it. In a republic you as the little guy are protected from the majority

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  9. Judy Metcalf September 17, 2018

    Not even a republic anymore as all the politicians are on the oligarch dole.

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  10. Scott Stowell September 17, 2018

    But we ARE a democratic republic . Votes are SUPPOSED to matter .

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  11. Philip Edwards September 17, 2018

    Republic

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  12. Bill Lord September 17, 2018

    Turned from a republic, to a corporate oligarchy.

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