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  • n. A public policy which puts the interests of the rich ahead of those of the poor.

Etymologies

Originating from a speech by US politician William Jennings Bryan in 1896, describing a metaphorical crucifixion of the working class by maintaining the gold standard. It has since acquired a more generic meaning. (Wiktionary)

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