often capitalized : a political philosophy, movement, or regime (such as that of the Fascisti) that exalts nation and often race above the individual and that stands for a centralized autocratic government headed by a dictatorial leader, severe economic and social regimentation, and forcible suppression of opposition.
a government in which a small group exercises control especially for corrupt and selfish purposes a military oligarchy was established in the country; also : a group exercising such control An oligarchy ruled the nation.
a : government by the people; especially : rule of the majority
b : a government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them directly or indirectly through a system of representation usually involving periodically held free elections
Shortly after the 5 Republican Supreme Court Injustices decided for, and the 4 Democratic Supreme Justices decided against the fascist leaning and enabling, anti-democracy, anti-republic decision in the Citizen's United Case, many spoke up.