The Crisis Of Democracy: Report On The Governability Of Democracies To The Trilateral Commission
In the early 1970's ruling class elites, centered around David Rockerfeller's Tri-lateral Commission, tasked three academics with analyzing what was perceived as the "crisis" of democracy--in the context of the seismic political shift contain...more
Basically, its US section explains that we have been suffering from too much democracy. In other words, during the 60s the rabble ceased to respect and obey its betters.
This paper presents the middle of the road, Center Right and Corporate Liberal views about h ...more
The reason this book is still remembered today is because it says that democracy is fine as long as citizens don't actually use it. By actually employing democracy to wield the levers of power citizens somehow undermine the viability of democracy. Ideally, according to this book, democracy is really only supposed to be a veneer that allows the wealt ...more