Article: The New Authoritarianism: From Decaying Democracies to Technocratic Dictatorships and Beyond

James Petras (Binghamton University) is the author of an article on "The New Authoritarianism: From Decaying Democracies to Technocratic Dictatorships and Beyond", published on 28 November 2011 on the alternative news website of the Montreal-based Centre for Research on Globalization, GlobalResearch .ca.

Excerpt: "We delineate a two-stage process of political regression. The first stage involves the transition from a decaying democracy to an oligarchical democracy; the second stage currently unfolding in Europe involves the transition from oligarchical democracy to colonial-technocratic dictatorship." (italics removed)
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