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By Khalil Hakim

Myth No. 1—You are free


Myth No. 2—If you work hard, things will get better.


Myth No. 3—Buying STUFF will make you happy.


Myth No. 4—The police are here to protect you.


Myth No. 5—We have a real JUSTICE system


Myth No. 6—We have an independent media that keeps the rulers accountable


Myth No. 7—We have an accountable and legitimate voting system. 


Myth No. 8—We have a democracy.


No society should function with this level of inequality, with the possible exception of one of those prison planets in a “Star Wars” movie. 

But #thisisAmerica

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