My latest Psychology Today article looks at the powerlessness of average citizens in 2016 and the frustration and anger that flow from it. After all, it was just such powerlessness that ultimately produced the voter backlash that led to Donald Trump’s election.
So why are ordinary people so powerless? It’s because institutional interests control the apparatus of government, thus resulting in the demise of American democracy. You want eternal vigilance? Go take a look at how corporations pursue their interests. Full article here.