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Scholar Behind Viral ‘Oligarchy’ Study Tells You What It Means | TPM | April 2014

A new political science study
that’s gone viral finds that majority-rule democracy exists only in
theory in the United States – not so much in practice. The government
caters to the affluent few and organized interest groups, the
researchers find, while the average citizen’s influence on policy is
“near zero.”