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Forget the Tea Parties — Look to the Thai Parties

Give a country a democratic system, and pretty soon the poor will figure out how to use it for their own purposes. Their leader and voice in Thailand was Thaksin Shinawatra, an ex-cop from humble origins who became a telecommunications billionaire. He was a demagogue who cut as many corners in politics as he had in business, but he genuinely did represent the poor, both urban and rural, and they voted for him in their millions. [1]

OK class, the Mickey Mouse club is adjourned. Just follow the link, sit back and let one of the world’s leading warfare analysts give you a short lecture on class warfare.  This could well be the shape of our future, too.

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