[FoRK] Outsourcing fascism

Lucas Gonze lgonze at panix.com
Wed May 5 11:29:43 PDT 2004



On Wed, 5 May 2004, J. Andrew Rogers wrote:

> Lucas Gonze wrote:
> > My personal jargon for it is 'kleptocracy.'
>
>
> That term doesn't really distinguish the US government institution from
> most others.
>
> The concept in the US is vaguely along the lines of some sort of mutant
> inverted mercantilism.

I'm not sure the US version needs a new name.  How is it different from
the long-standing Latin American pattern of jefe patriarchs and cronyism?


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