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1. Do we have meaningful political equality in modern liberal democratic societies?
2. Can we have meaningful political equality in modern liberal democratic societies? depends on who you ask -
Elite Theory : body of scholarship, (came about in the 20th century). Many theorist associated with this tradition have an uncomfortably close history with fascists states. What is it arguing?
What do we see?
Gay tenon Moscow: in all societies two classes of people appear.
Assume by-and-large, when we look at societies they always end up bifurcating power in the hands of the few that control the many Why does this occur?

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