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The End Of The Commonwealth





Amid the many controversies attending the election of Donald Trump is one easy to overlook: the mounting assault on “pubic goods”—public education, public lands, public information, and public health, among them. The worldview of Trump and those he’s bringing into government is one in which seeking private interest is paramount, not only as a business aspiration but as a governing ideology. Of all the attitudes of the new administration, this may be the most threatening to democratic practice.

There has long been an ideological divide in U.S. politics in which liberals see the production and protection of public goods as read more >>>

Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

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