US Is an Oligarchy Not a Democracy, says Scientific StudySubmitted by katsung47 on Fri, 04/18/2014 - 15:59
US Is an Oligarchy Not a Democracy, says Scientific Study
by Eric Zuesse Published on Monday, April 14, 2014 by Common Dreams
A study, to appear in the Fall 2014 issue of the academic journal Perspectives on Politics, finds that the U.S. is no democracy, but instead an oligarchy, meaning profoundly corrupt, …’
The U.S., in other words, is basically similar to Russia or most other dubious "electoral" "democratic" countries. We weren't formerly, but we clearly are now. Today, after this exhaustive analysis of the data, “the preferences of the average American appear to have only a minuscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant impact upon public policy.” That's it, in a nutshell.