Sunday, September 30, 2012
How Venezuela's participatory democracy puts western 'democracy' to shame.
I’ve witnessed the self-assured superiority of Paris, the imperial arrogance of Washington, the capitalist decadence of New York’s Manhattan, parliamentary elections in Germany, and my fair share of elections in Britain. In none of them have I encountered a democratic political culture as profound as Venezuela’s.
You can read the whole of Ewan Robertson's report on Venezuela's elections here.
Contrast the genuine choices that the Venezuelan people have with the very limited choice on offer in the US Presidential election.
HAT TIP: Joe Emersberger at Media Lens Message Board: