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DEMOCRACY CAFE: THE PROSTITUTE STATE.

 
Democracy Cafe: Prostitute State.

Democracy Cafe: Prostitute State.

Thursday 24 October 2013 7pm
Democracy Cafe @ Cittie of Yorke pub , 22 High Holborn , WC1V 6BN.

Donnachadh McCarthy is a former Deputy Chair of the Liberal Democrats and columnist for The Independent. His experiences at the top of the Lib Dems have led him to believe that the democratic state has been usurped by the rich. This has led
him to propose the thesis that we now live in a corrupted state which has four main pillars. These are the corrupted political system, the prostituted media, the criminal tax haven network and a captured academia. If the rich control the production of thought, the dissemination of thought, the implementation of thought and the funding of thought then it is no longer a democratic state but The Prostitute State. What is now needed urgently is a 21st Century Democratic Great Reform Act.

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Why use the descriptive “Prostitute State”.

From one concerned person:
I cannot tell you on how many levels I find this WRONG. McCarthy uses the word ‘prostitute’ to describe what the filthy and corrupt political elite do for a living. Prostitute is my job title and is infinitely more honourable and moral than anything the statists like McCarthy do.

Secondly, McCarthy is an ex liberal democrat… a closet tory and a lackey of the mainstream media. Anyone REALLY trust this person with his misogynist male privileged language.

Hopefully everyone in possession of even the most workaday intellect already knows that what masqueraded as a democratic state has been usurped by the rich without having their noses rubbed in it by Donnachadh McCarthy. Remember well, it was his party of choice which became the enablers of the current unelected tory regime.

There’s nothing more flexible than a lib dem ‘principle’.

Response: Donnachadh McCarthy – As an out gay man an immigrant, currently low-paid and someone who has never voted Tory and no longer a member of the Lib Dems following my being drummed out for challenging theirleadership’s lobbying corporatist corruption, I assure you Sophie I do not think I could realistically be called a “closet Tory moralist”.

Can I also assure you that all my adult life I have advocated human rights for sex-workers and freedom from the appalling discrimination and outrageous violence so many receive in our society?

My politics I accept are not far-left but feel that the Occupy Movement which I hugely admire seeks to assert the rights of the 99% overthe 1%?
So I do assure you like yourself I am a part of the 99% and hopefully on those terms I can talk about my experiences within our current democratic systems?

Donnachadh McCarthy Sophie – As an out gay man an immigrant, currently low-paid and someone who has never voted Tory and no longer a member of the Lib Dems following my being drummed out for challenging theirleadership’s lobbying corporatist corruption, I assure you Sophie I do not think I could realistically be called a “closet Tory moralist”.

Can I also assure you that all my adult life I have advocated human rights for sex-workers and freedom from the appalling discrimination and outrageous violence so many receive in our society?

My politics I accept are not far-left but feel that the Occupy Movement which I hugely admire seeks to assert the rights of the 99% overthe 1%?
So I do assure you like yourself I am a part of the 99% and hopefully on those terms I can talk about my experiences within our current democratic systems?

The Prostitute State:

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