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Inmates running the asylum

For almost a decade the song “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” has been under assault.  Finally, in 2018, major media outlets, like the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation have capitulated. It’s a shameful exercise of power disguised as […]

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Democracy vs. Polity

For Aristotle, democracies [as he defined them] were very polarized societies, containing rich and poor and not much in between. For democracy, “equality is above all things their aim, and therefore they ostracize and banish from […]

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Oligarchy

Oligarchy (from Greek ὀλιγαρχία (oligarkhía); from ὀλίγος (olígos), meaning ‘few’, and ἄρχω (arkho), meaning ‘to rule or to command’)[1][2][3] is a form of power structure in which power rests with a small number of people. […]

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Consensus government

A consensus government is one in which the cabinet is appointed by the legislature without reference to political parties. Consensus government chiefly arises in non-partisan democracies and similar systems in which a majority of politicians […]