Emma Goldman and Lesser Evilism

Allowing choice conceals the fact that “democratic” government, just as all others, serves only its economic elite. People have to be convinced this is not so, that they are sovereign, that by voting they control the policies of their nation. Thus, the intense effort nations invest in sacralizing the vote, and the plea that we do our civic duty. We are all enjoined to act in this barefaced, shopworn charade.

Emma Goldman and Lesser Evilism