Reloaded: This Is How The End Of Democracy Is Hastened

First, the mainstream/corporate media largely abdicates its raison d’ĂȘtre, i.e. reporting facts, the truth and keeping checks on the Powers-That-Be.

Second, corporations collude with politicians not only to make policy, but to facilitate increased surveillance of citizens (typically without warrants), in addition to being accomplices in stifling free speech (including on the internet).

And t…