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How can democracy not be the rule of the poor?

There are a bunch of factors that mean the poor don't rule the rich in a way you would expect. If you define poor as bottom quartile or something then they are a minority in votes. The Poor ...
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Soviet funding for Communists

I finally managed to find the full Comintern budget for one year... 1922: approx 3 million gold rubles, i.e. $1.4 million ($19.1 million in 2012 dollars.) That's pretty ancient info, and when the USSR ...
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Soviet funding for Communists

Soviet Union provided huge help for the ruling communist parties all over the world, even if they were only partially consolidated. From 1970 to 1980 the Soviet Union spent some $6.5 billion in ...
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