“Soft despotism is a term coined by Alexis de Tocqueville describing the state into which a country overrun by "a network of small complicated rules" might degrade. Soft despotism is different from despotism (also called 'hard despotism') in the sense that it is not obvious to the people."
Saturday, June 29, 2013
Glenn Greenwald burns it down: A scathing attack on the US Security State, The contemptible US Media, David Gregory. This is a barn burner.