ergatocracy


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ergatocracy

(ˌɜːɡəˈtɒkrəsɪ)
n, pl -cies
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) rare government by the workers
[C20: from Greek ergatēs a workman, from ergon work, deed + -cracy]
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ergatocracy

a government controlled by workers.
See also: Government
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In my opinion there are two fairer forms of government ; ergatocracy and isocracy.
Although an ergatocracy [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (gongren zhengzhi) is a workers' dictatorship, its goal is the elimination of social classes.