oligarchy

Democracy is only acceptable if it can be controlled by those already in power.
Virtually every day there has been a new, extraordinary grant of power to corporate interests.
Within hours of his taking office, The Leader and his minions were lying about the size of His crowds, and chastising the press for not being sufficiently deferential to their new ruler.
The first interpretation is that Trump simply likes to surround himself with the rich and famous, especially when he can
You think you voted for Trump, so that he can "shake up" Washington to your benefit. Simple, right? Not so fast. Here is what you really voted for, based on the long-track record of the incoming power elite.
The systemic violence being perpetrated by agents of the government has done more collective harm to the American people and our liberties than any single act of terror.
Donald Trump's economic proposals, elusive and less-than-fully-formed though many of them remain, paint a clear picture. His economic vision is not "populist," contrary to conventional wisdom.
Any individual piece of evidence can seem innocuous when viewed alone, but gains an entirely different meaning when considered
Once again Eastern Europe is the location of a geo-political struggle that could define Europe's security for a generation. Moldova, a small country with a long history of foreign meddling, is at the epicenter of Eastern Europe. It is time for policymakers in the West start giving this tiny country more attention.
Today's presidential hopefuls must jump through a series of hoops aimed at selecting the candidates best suited to serve