4 edition of Democracy for the privileged found in the catalog.
Democracy for the privileged
Richard S. Hillman
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-189) and index.
|Statement||Richard S. Hillman.|
|LC Classifications||JL3881 .H55 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 198 p. :|
|Number of Pages||198|
|LC Control Number||93042932|
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Propaganda, Ideology, & Democracy Professor Jason Stanley Philosophy ; Ethics, Politics, and Economics Every highly privileged group develops the myth of its natural, especially its blood, superiority.
Under conditions of stable distribution of power and, consequently, of an estatist order, that myth is accepted by the negativelyFile Size: KB. Democracy definition, government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system.
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We have a Plutocracy that works for a Privileged Few The worth of the three wealthiest people in our country Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Warren Buffet is equal to the combined worth of the bottom 50% or million Americans.
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In this pathbreaking work, now with a new introduction, Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky show that, contrary to the usual image of the news media as cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitous in their search for truth and defense of justice, in their actual practice they defend the economic, social, and political agendas of the privileged groups that dominate domestic society, the state, and the.
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p24 Many still have the lingering sense that democracy means 'rule by the people' - in other words, people participate in. Arguments How Government by the Privileged Distorts Democracies.
Compared to the constituents they represent, presidents, Supreme Court justices, members of Congress, governors, and state legislators —even city council members— all tend to be significantly wealthier, more educated, and disproportionately from white-collar occupations.
This paper is a critique of the democratic system. Democracy is a system in which power derives from the people (supposedly). Typically this power is decided by elections where individuals vote for whoever they think will serve their interests.
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