Has America ceased to be a democratic republic? A joint study by Princeton and Northwestern universities suggests the days of republican democracy are over, and that America is now an oligarchy.
The researchers looked at 1,800 American policies instituted by politicians between 1981 and 2002. “Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups and Average Citizens” showed what many of us have suspected: policies come more from special interest groups representing the rich than from the American people.
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