Is America a democracy or an oligarchy?

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Re: Is America a democracy or an oligarchy?

Sergey_Green wrote:

mamallama wrote:

AztecPlayboyZumba wrote:

captura wrote:

"America is rapidly headed for an “economic and political oligarchy” if people don’t stage a “political revolution ,” former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has warned."

​Oligarchy, not democracy: Americans have ‘near-zero’ input on policy – report

The US is dominated by a rich and powerful elite. So concludes a recent study by Princeton University Prof Martin Gilens and Northwestern University Prof Benjamin I Page.

Oligarchy has always seemed far away to Americans. We readily invoke the term for Russian billionaires or robed senators in ancient Rome. But that is changing as we grapple with extreme economic and political inequality much closer to home.

The Transformation of American Democracy to Oligarchy

So, is America a democracy or an oligarchy?

It has ALWAYS been an oligarchy

A very white oligarchy.

Yup. Black guy in a red Ferrari is by default a thief. Oligarchy!

There is no need for you to be racists. I am serious.

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