-cracy


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-cracy

indicating a type of government or rule
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has precious little to do with democracy and a whole lot to do with capitalism, precious little to do with true democracy -- from 'demos' - the people, and '-cracy', power -- and much more to do with the power of the elites that control the people whether they live in a relative free society or in a more authoritarian one.
The unelected commissars (is that spelt "commissioners"?) clearly understand the idea of ruling, or "-cracy".
The -cracy is used to distinguish Derrida's concept from the notion of democracy based on sovereignty theorized by Kant and Arendt among many others.