Imperialism and Liberty (Classic Reprint)
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Excerpt from Imperialism and Liberty
Let us realize the reach of this. It is the culminating stroke of Plutocracy. Even so late as a few years ago it could not have been safely proposed. But Plutocracy is master now, and makes no pause. Imperialism cancels the Constitution and takes the life of popular govern ment: the very ends that plutocracy aims at. The fact of plutocracy has worked enfeeblement of the general mind. Expansion will create the formerly dreaded stand ing army: Plutocracy foresees and desires it. Universal monopoly will need an army against the people. Would this army have been voted five years ago?
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