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Single Idea 23263

[catalogued under 24. Political Theory / C. Ruling a State / 1. Social Power]

Full Idea

What drives political history is power cliques.

Gist of Idea

Politics is driven by power cliques


A.C. Grayling (The Good State [2020], Conc)

Book Reference

Grayling,A.C.: 'The Good State' [Oneworld 2021], p.170

A Reaction

A simple ideas which strikes me as accurate. Alternative views are that power is universally distributed (Foucault), or that power resides in a social class (Marx). Grayling's idea strikes me as more accurate. Each class has its cliques.