Dear Najwa, what amazes me most are the people sitting on the sidelines saying and doing nothing. Like what is wrong with them?

And you are so right. If anything, the electoral college is the most undemocratic of instances.

Maybe my true question should be: was the US ever a real democracy? Maybe an oligarchy would be more appropriate. And is it really freedom of the press if the press is owned by the elites in this oligarchy?

There is a lot to deconstruct about the US political system, but I feel that they might have been selling us an illusion of democracy all along.

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I write about racism, but there are so many other things I would like to write about instead. Help me dismantle racism so that I can get to that.

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