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  • a  of or relating to or supporting or characteristic of an oligarchy

  • So, in 1992, she jettisoned her commercial career to enter politics for several years, becoming a forceful liberal voice in Hong Kong's oligarchic legislature and notching up a .
  • With the collapse of crony capitalist regimes like the one in Indonesia, and as oligarchic nations like Mexico elect more democratic presidents, De Soto's timing is propitious.
  • Yet for all the sound and fury it has generated, the region's near stalemate may be a good thing: For most of the 20th century, Latin America swung between oligarchic capitalism .
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  • Letter: U.S. shouldn't support Trans Pacific partnership
    Congress must guide and shape trade policy wisely and justly. To give blanket authority to a select few is oligarchic and potentially malevolent, leading to greed and injustice. The Trans Pacific Partnership should be left unsupported and unadopted for that reason.
    Jan. 21, 2014 - The Fayetteville Observer

  • Mikhail Saakashvili in AFP
    Saakashvili, a strongly pro-Western leader who accuses Russia of undermining Georgia, said Sunday that "Russian oligarchic forces are attempting to destabilise" the ex-Soviet republic.
  • Viktor Yushchenko in The Age
    The problem is that a system has been created in which some (business) clans hold colossal power,Yushchenko said in an interview published by Russian daily Izvestia, referring to eastern Ukraine. "This is an Asiatic model of oligarchic...
  • Vladimir Putin in The Other Russia
    They want to take revenge, return to power and the sphere of influence, and progressively restore an oligarchic regime, based on corruption and lies,Putin said.

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