This is how far it has come. The masks are being removed. There is no longer even a semblance of people being in charge of their own governments, nor indeed of governments being in charge of corporations including banks.
In this not in any way post-money society we have wrought, where we've decided to let capital be more important than life itself, we are now reaping the results.
This is what the battle over net neutrality is about. They don't want us to be able to widely disseminate the truth without their filters. They being not just the 1%, but the .001%. It sounds mad, really. We've been taught to ignore messages like this as "conspiracy theories."
Alexis Tsipras, the Greek Prime Minister, described the negotiations as "fifteen hours of mental water boarding."
He left them with a document that still includes turning over €50 billion of Greek public resources, but to EU forces, part of it to remain in Athens for now. Who knows if Greece even has €50B of resources to turn over.
This is not the kind of planet we live on. Is it?