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Wall Street Caucus and Oligarchy Primary: the Corporate Faces of Voter Nullification in the 21st Century

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Teodrose Fikre

Founder at Ghion Journal
Teodrose Fikre is the co-founder and editor of the Ghion Journal. A published author and prolific writer, a once defense consultant was profoundly changed by a two year journey of hardship and struggle. Going from a life of upper-middle class privilege to a time spent with the huddled masses taught Teodrose a valuable lesson in the essence of togetherness and the need to speak against injustice.

Originally from Ethiopia with roots to Atse Tewodros II, Teodrose is a former community organizer whose writing was incorporated into Barack Obama's South Carolina primary victory speech in 2008. He pivoted away from politics and decided to stand for collective justice after experiencing the reality of the forgotten masses. His writing defies conventional wisdom and challenges readers to look outside the constraints of labels and ideologies that serve to splinter the people. Teodrose uses his pen to give a voice to the voiceless and to speak truth to power.
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I am pretty certain that this article will not be too kindly received by the political class in Iowa and New Hampshire. That said, contrary to popular opinion—and at the risk of offending the sensibilities of the establishment—the first caucus/primary will not take place in the Hawkeye or the Granite State. More than 12 months before the first votes are cast in the dog and pony shows that are the party selection process, politicians with…

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