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Louis D. Brandeis, wealth and democracy: checking a common quotation (Updated)

We ran across a quotation attributed to noted Supreme Court justice Louis D. Brandeis.  Curious about the context more than suspicious of its authenticity, we tried to find the source.  The quotation ended up having a number of variants. “We may have a democracy or we may have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we cannot…
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