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Oligarchical Solialism

“The technocratic future is already upon us. And it has little need for the labor of the lower classes—or the messiness of democracy. These same people have amassed the power to control and disseminate information far more subtly and efficiently than Mussolini, Hitler, or Stalin.”

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The Information Oligarchy

“..the biggest problem with having the flow of information so tightly concentrated in the hands of so few is not that it allows posts from hate groups or divisive political operatives or skinny teenagers. It’s that a tiny handful of oligarchs are dictating what is knowable, or what views are valid.”

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Very Little Forward Motion

From The Road to Oligarchy by Daniel Greenfield in Sultan Knish Excerpts: The oligarchy safeguards established interests. It is a mafia whose goal is to control and profit from all wealth. Even when it comes to power as the result of a revolution, it…

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Creating Government Monopolies

From The Road to Oligarchy by Daniel Greenfield in Sultan Knish Excerpts: The fusion of business with government leads to oligarchy. The rich are not going anywhere, but wealth becomes a factor of their government connections, rather than skill or even inheritance. Government control…

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A Perversion of Free Enterprise

From The Road to Oligarchy by Daniel Greenfield in Sultan Knish Excerpts: In most countries, starting a business does not begin with a great idea. It begins with connections. Knowing the right people is still important, but in most places it’s the most…

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Fighting for Control of a Dead Economy

From The Road to Oligarchy by Daniel Greenfield in Sultan Knish Excerpts: There is also very little social mobility. Human ingenuity can allow people to become wealthy under nearly any set of circumstances, but it’s a good deal harder to do it under an…

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