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Academic study demonstrates that Elites have policy control

An academic study by Martin Gilens of Princeton tests the hypothesis that government bends to the will of the elite rather than the electorate. The study's conclusion is no surprise but it is great that someone has found defensible evidence.

Link to yahoo article: http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/the-exchange/the-astounding-p...

Link to Study: http://www.princeton.edu/~mgilens/Gilens%20homepage%20materi...



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I added this one to my archives

As it is a very studied study....the only thing it lacks is an open statement of its conclusion, is the word FASCISM too much for academia to consider ? For that is what they study proved.

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