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After World War II, America was on the rise. The Axis powers of Germany, Italy and Japan were defeated. It was time to rebuild. To tighten ties with our allies and help rebuild Europe, new global organizations were created to unite against the perceived next threat to democracy: communism. Thus were the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, born.
A plutocracy is a nation run by the rich for their own special interests. Once a republic, the United States has lost its way and the Supreme Court has played a key role in its demise. A recent study from Princeton University found that though the general thought has been that we have a democracy, in all reality the rich and powerful are the ones who are really in control now.
The GOP front runner and real estate mogul has finally began accepting donations for his presidential race. He was seen outside of a fundraising event that a group put together in which they can collect unlimited contribution from secret donors. Many think this is a hypocritical move from trump as he has publicly voiced concerns about transparency in money and politics.