“Soft despotism is a term coined by Alexis de Tocqueville describing the state into which a country overrun by "a network of small complicated rules" might degrade. Soft despotism is different from despotism (also called 'hard despotism') in the sense that it is not obvious to the people."
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Personally, I have found RT to be a more reliable news source than CNN, MSNBC and the Google News search engine: What is going on?
Another Good Source for News Otherwise Covered up by US Media;