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cor·poc·ra·cy 1

n. pl. cor·poc·ra·cies
An inefficient corporation characterized by excessive layers of management.

cor′po·crat′ic (-pə-krăt′ĭk) adj.

cor·poc·ra·cy 2

n. pl. cor·poc·ra·cies
A society dominated by politically and economically large corporations.

cor′po·crat′ic (-pə-krăt′ĭk) adj.
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We live in a Corpocracy and to pretend that any vote cast in the past 20 years has any major influence on the nature of our political system is ridiculous.
This has not produced free market competition but a corpocracy of powerful companies/financial institutions whose monopolies are fully supported by their client - welllobbied governments.
Because this duty is not fulfilled, true democracy remains a phantom in most cases and terms like corpocracy and lobbyocracy arise to cynically, but more accurately, describe the kind of government in place.
O'Sullivan, Contests, 200; Monks, Corpocracy, 62-63; Charkham and Simpson, Fair Shares, 180.
Phan, Taking Back, 5-6; Monks, Corpocracy, 57-73; Wilkinson and Pickett, The Spirit Level, 243; Gregg, Corporate Governance, 40; Victor Claar and Robin Klay, Economics in Christian Perspective (Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2007), 198.
We also need a power shift away from a government that has become a corrupt, elitist corpocracy toward one that is much more of, by and for the people--and the common good.
Today, our own King George represents not a monarchy, but a corpocracy, one principally identical to that of King George's of England.
In separate sections, she provides a critique of how the corpocracy is ruining cherished American notions of free speech, advocacy, democratic self-rule, economic opportunity, human equality, and a healthy environment for kids.
Corpocracy is bureaucrats running corporations for their own good and the shareholder be damned.