Books corresponding to “The Dictator’s Handbook: Why Bad Behavior is Almost Always Good Politics,” by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith, clarify properly what the prices of authoritarianism (usually fake democracy) are for a rustic. Common residents in authoritarian states are sicker, poorer and handled extra violently. Corruption will not be a “bug” of the system however a instrument for perpetuating energy. “However the USA has these issues, too,” some say. They ain’t seen nuttin’; these issues are far worse in authoritarian states. Phrases corresponding to “socialism” or “capitalism” are simply branding. When political energy comes from the collusion of a clique and never broad social assent, that society will get robbed to pay the clique, whatever the financial model autocrats undertake.