Statism
In political science, Statism is the belief in the primacy of the State over the rights of the individual. Statism is effectively the opposite of anarchism and minarchism. Statism can take many forms...
Minarchism
Minarchism (also known as minimal statism) is a political philosophy and a form of libertarianism. It is variously defined by sources. In the strictest sense, it holds that states ought to exist (as o...
Totalitarianism
Totalitarianism is a political system in which the state holds total authority over the society and seeks to control all aspects of public and private life wherever possible.The concept of totalitaria...
Totalitarianism - Wikipedia
Securitate
The Securitate ([sekuriˈtate], Romanian for Security) was the popular term for the Departamentul Securității Statului (Department of State Security), the secret police agency of Communist Romania. Pre...
Fascism
Fascism (/fæʃɪzəm/) is a form of radical authoritarian nationalism that came to prominence in early 20th-century Europe. Influenced by national syndicalism, fascism originated in Italy during World Wa...
Night-watchman state
A night-watchman state, or a minimal state, is variously defined by sources. In the strictest sense, it is a form of government in political philosophy where the state's only legitimate function is th...
Corporate statism
Corporate statism or state corporatism is a political culture and a form of corporatism whose adherents hold that the corporate group which is the basis of society is the state.As with other political...
Hannah Arendt Prize
The Hannah Arendt Prize for Political Thought (German: Hannah-Arendt-Preis für politisches Denken) is a prize awarded to individuals representing the tradition of political theorist Hannah Arendt, esp...
Inverted totalitarianism
Inverted totalitarianism is a term coined by political philosopher Sheldon Wolin in 2003 to describe the emerging form of government of the United States. Wolin believes that the United States is inc...
Comparison of Nazism and Stalinism
A number of authors have carried out comparisons of Nazism and Stalinism, in which they have considered the issues of whether the two ideologies were similar or different, how these conclusions affect...
Comparison of Nazism and Stalinism - Wikipedia
Dallas Accord
The Dallas Accord was an implicit agreement made at the 1974 Libertarian National Convention to compromise between the larger minarchist and smaller anarcho-capitalist factions by adopting a platform ...
Hannah Arendt Institute for the Research on Totalitarianism
The Hannah Arendt Institute for the Research on Totalitarianism (German: Hannah-Arendt-Institut für Totalitarismusforschung) is a research institute affiliated with the Dresden University of Techn...
List of fictional police states
Fictional police states have featured in a number of media ranging from novels to films to video games.
Statism in Shōwa Japan
Statism in Shōwa Japan (国家主義, Kokka Shugi) was a political syncretism of Japanese right-wing political ideologies, developed over a period of time from the Meiji Restoration. It is also someti...
Statism in Shōwa Japan - Wikipedia
Taliban
The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان‎ ṭālibān "students"), alternately spelled Taleban, is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan. It spread throughout Afghanistan and formed a g...
Taliban - Wikipedia
Dictatorship
Dictatorship is a form of government where political authority is monopolized by a single person or political entity, and exercised through various mechanisms to ensure the entity's power remains str...
Dictatorship - Wikipedia
Limited government
Limited government gives citizens more control on how they shape their local environment and policy. More emphasis becomes placed on local government and policy, giving more citizen access to particip...
Statism and Anarchy
Statism and Anarchy (Russian: Государственность и анархия, Gosudarstvennost' i anarkhiia) was the last work by the Russian anarchist Mikhail Bakunin. Written in the summer of 1873, the key themes ...
Rule by decree
Rule by decree is a style of governance allowing quick, unchallenged creation of law by a single person or group, and is used primarily by dictators and absolute monarchs.The expression is also someti...
Supreme leader
The title or description "supreme leader" typically refers to the person among a number of leaders of a state, organization or other such group who has been given or is able to exercise the most ...
Supreme leader - Wikipedia
Taisei Yokusankai
The Imperial Rule Assistance Association (大政翼贊會/大政翼賛会, "Taisei Yokusankai" or "Imperial Aid Association") was Japan's para-fascist organization created by Prime Minister Fumimaro Konoe on October ...
Taisei Yokusankai - Wikipedia
Stalinism
Stalinism is the means of governing and related policies implemented by Joseph Stalin. Stalinist policies in the Soviet Union included: state terror, rapid industrialization, the theory of socialism i...
Stalinism - Wikipedia
Laissez-faire
Laissez-faire (/ˌlɛseɪˈfɛr-/, [lɛsefɛʁ]) is an economic system in which transactions between private parties are relatively free from government interference such as restrictions, privileges, tariffs,...
Small government
Small government is government which minimizes its own activities. It is an important topic in libertarianism and classical liberalism.
In Australian politics, Labor has traditionally been perceiv...
History of the Soviet Union (1964-1982)
The history of the Soviet Union from 1964 to 1982, referred to as the Brezhnev Era, covers the period of Leonid Brezhnev's rule of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). This period began wit...
History of the Soviet Union (1964-1982) - Wikipedia
Orwellian
"Orwellian" is an adjective describing the situation, idea, or societal condition that George Orwell identified as being destructive to the welfare of a free and open society. It denotes an attitude a...
Entitlement theory
Entitlement theory is a theory of distributive justice and private property created by Robert Nozick in his book Anarchy, State, and Utopia. The theory is Nozick's attempt to describe "justice in hold...