Cases in Plutarchy? The U.S. Senate by Graduating Institution

REASONS FOR INQUIRY The global font of user-generated wisdom provides the following definition of plutarchy: Plutocracy is rule by the wealthy, or power provided by wealth. The combination of both plutocracy and oligarchy is called plutarchy. In a plutocracy, the degree of economic inequality is high while the level of social mobility is low. This […]

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Made by Washington: Ignorance and Hackery

Tying  partisan hackery and propaganda with the general populace’s ignorance of affairs of state is a popular trope of late. This week’s New York Times provides a fine example: The Fight Is Over, the Myths Remain Brendan Nyhan. New York Times. 24 March 2010. AT the White House signing ceremony for health care legislation on […]

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