from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Government or rule by the state alone, uncontrolled by ecclesiastical power.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare Government by the state, or by political power, in distinction from government by ecclesiastical power.
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governmentby the state, or by politicalpower in distinction from ecclesiasticalpower
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Whenever the voters grow weary of the plutocracy, they're offered the alleged alternative of an FDR or JFK; whenever they grow weary of the statocracy, they're offered the alleged alternative of a Reagan or Thatcher.
"Corporate liberalism functions via a façade of opposition between a purportedly progressive statocracy and a purportedly pro-market plutocracy.