Doug Henwood dhenwood at panix.com
Sun Nov 14 09:48:19 PST 1999

Michael Hoover wrote:

>Populist movements/parties generally claim to support 'common people'
>in face of economic & political elites (whose characterization as
>'corrupt' often serves as explanation in lieu of systemic/structural

Nader & lots of other left populists like to talk about corporate crime, but have little to say about the normal exploitative operations of capitalism; they like to talk about monopoly, without having much to say about the destructiveness of competition.


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