In a functioning democracy, corporations answer to the government and the government answers to its citizens. In the US, it's the other way around. Our pseudo-democracy, through its propaganda machine, has led to a culture in decline (TM).
As the public celebrates Veterans
Day, President Barack Obama’s administration is preparing to double the
number of ground forces in Iraq. The recently announced plan to send
more soldiers to fight the Islamic State is endorsed by Pentagon
officials, and contradicts earlier statements by Obama and other leaders
who at the beginning of the anti-ISIS military campaign promised there
would be “no boots on the ground.” Doctoral researcher Jake Diliberto
joins RT’s Ameera David to discuss.