May 30, 2023

We the Elites: Why the US Structure Serves the Few, by Robert Ovetz.

The US Structure is hailed by some political scientists, some legal professionals, and a few political pundits as a very powerful doc of pure rights ever penned by human creatures. Difficult this assertion is anathematic. This common sense assumption grounds the unconventional proper’s employment of book-banning and curriculum management by legislative fiat. It additionally serves as a built-in argument for not signing worldwide treaties on human rights.

The US Structure has been a mannequin for the founding statements of many countries, notably however not solely in Latin America. A report revealed on September 7, 2011, urged that “america could also be dropping its affect over constitutionalism in different international locations as a result of it’s more and more out of sync with an evolving international consensus on problems with human rights.”

A brand new e-book by Robert Ovetz goes a step additional by difficult the unique assumptions concerning the innocuously equal and positively democratic intentions of the framers of the Structure.

We the Elites: Why the US Structure Serves the Few highlights the concepts and justifications slave-owners and land speculators that penned the doc as a counter-revolutionary assertion by inspecting “the structure for what it’s – a rulebook for elites to guard capitalism from democracy. Social actions have misplaced religion within the structure as a instrument for attaining justice when it truly impedes social change by the various roadblocks and obstructions we name ‘checks and balances.’ This stymies pressing progress on points like labour rights, poverty, public well being and local weather change, propelling the American folks and the remainder of the world in direction of destruction.”

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