a political system governed by a few people;
"one of his cardinal convictions was that Britain was not run as a democracy but as an oligarchy"
"the big cities were notoriously in the hands of the oligarchy of local businessmen"
- The only secure basis for oligarchy is collectivism.
- The financial oligarchy is the real ruler of capitalist monopolies.
The Civil Service is a self-perpetuating oligarchy, and what better system is there?出自：Observer
- polyarchy 多头政治