STAFF NEWS & ANALYSIS
US Elections Giving Rise to Broad, Socialist Coalition
By – April 12, 2016
Several hundred activists were arrested Monday afternoon during a sit-in on the steps of the U.S. Capitol to call for action on voting rights and campaign finance reform. The mass civil disobedience, part of a week-long Washington protest known as Democracy Spring, aimed to demonstrate the depth of grassroots frustration at a political system that, participants said, is tilted toward the wealthy at the cost of ordinary Americans … Voters in both major parties are expressing intense anger over a campaign finance system awash in big money donations. -MSNBC
As we can see from the above excerpt, the Democracy Spring movement is being portrayed as protest against money in the political system. But something much bigger is actually going on.
The anger manifest in the current political season is…