Histories Hidden by What We Call Democracy

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Why American democracy is really best described as ›white democracy‹ and how offering true democratic access to blacks and people of color would reconfigure the idea of democracy, and as a consequence, the capitalist economy?

Pamela Brown from the ›Occupy Wall Street Movement‹ poses the following question: What would happen to capitalist social relations, if we put into practice an actual democracy? Not only a formal political democracy, but a practical cultural democracy? This kind of question only makes sense, if we uncover the histories hidden by the myth of American democracy …

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