Corporate oligarchy

Corporate oligarchy (Greek Ὀλιγαρχία, Oligarkhía) is a form of government where political power effectively rests with a small, elite segment of society (distinguished by wealthy Corporations, with the utmost contempt for their people, ex. United States(William H.Boywer). The phrase "corporate oligarchy" is from the word for "business entity" (Corporation) and the Greek words for "few" (ὀλίγον óligon) and "rule" (ἄρχω arkho).


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Oligarchy — Part of the Politics series Basic forms of government Aristocracy Autocracy …   Wikipedia

  • oligarchy — ol‧i‧gar‧chy [ˈɒlgɑːki ǁ ˈɑːlgɑːrki, ˈoʊ ] noun oligarchies PLURALFORM 1. [uncountable] when a country is ruled or controlled by a small group of people, usually from the same social class: • Oligarchy took over from democracy. 2. [countable] a …   Financial and business terms

  • Corporate capitalism — is a term used in social science and economics to describe a capitalist marketplace characterized by the dominance of hierarchical, bureaucratic corporations, which are legally required to pursue profit. A large proportion of the economy and… …   Wikipedia

  • List of politics topics — NOTOC TopicTOC Politics This is a list of political topics, including political science terms, political philosophies, political issues, etc. Politics is the process by which groups of people make decisions. Although the term is generally applied …   Wikipedia

  • Cyberdelic — Not to be confused with Cyderdelic. The Cave Automatic Virtual Environment is an immersive virtual reality environment that provides a cyberdelic experience where the user can contemplate perception, reality and illusion. Cyberdelic (a… …   Wikipedia

  • Biotic Baking Brigade — Infobox Organization name =Biotic Baking Brigade image border = size = 110px caption = The Biotic Baking Brigade s logo motto = Speaking Pie to Power formation = type = membership = website = [http://bioticbakingbrigade.org/… …   Wikipedia

  • The Diamond Age —   …   Wikipedia

  • Our Dumb Century — Our Dumb Century: The Onion Presents 100 Years of Headlines from America s Finest News Source   …   Wikipedia

  • Yanqui U.X.O. — Yanqui U.X.O. Studio album by Godspeed You! Black Emperor Released 4 November 2002 …   Wikipedia

  • Yanqui U.X.O. — Album par Godspeed You! Black Emperor Sortie 4 novembre 2002 (Europe) 11 novembre 2002 (International) Durée 75:00 (CD) 83:58 (vinyle) Genre Post rock Producteur Steve Albini …   Wikipédia en Français


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.