Plato, almost as soon as the concept was formed and put into practice, was scathing of the notion of direct democracy. Representative democracy solves many problems.

Bernie and Warren aren’t calling for free stuff so much as highlighting the injustice and inefficiency of your current system, a model which has not found any great traction in other nations.

I think the current crisis will demonstrate that the health of all the people is important.


Britni Pepper has always enjoyed telling stories. About people, places and pleasures.

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