Dictators are never poor. They use their power to get more money for the own group. The influence of the 99% is minimal. The own rich life is most important. Dictators mostly do not differ very much from democratic leaders. They all serve the 1%.
Dictators are sometimes replaced by other dictators who also want to get a lot of money. They are supported by the Western 1% by not attacking foreign investments that make the 1% richer and the 99% subordinate. The new government in Greece threatened to improve the situation of the 99% by taking back some of the money the 1% used to control former Greek governments.
This new government was supported by the Greek masses. But that was not important. Money rules and when you want to give more money to the poor you are pressured by the 1%. The new Greek government was forced to obey even when it was not a dictatorship. No, they were forced because it was not a dictatorship. The new Egypt dictator got at once the full support of the Western 1%.
Dictators are never replaced by leaders who in the first place want to improve the situation of the 99%. Of course not, the international 1% decide who is going to lead a country when the old dictator has been too long in power. The 1% have no idea about the life of the 99%, there only goal is money for the own group. They decide who must rule the 99%, the private life of the 99% is not a factor.
Egypt is a prime example. Dictator Mubarak was removed from power and even put in prison. The new dictator supports the Western 1% and does not support the Palestinian struggle for an independent country that could disturb the money power of Israel.
There are many more examples. All dictators are supported by the West and leaders who want to improve the situation of the 99% are squeezed, are forced to use an economic system that promotes the income of foreign and local 1%.
There is not much difference between democratic elected governments and dictators. All promote the privilieged situation of the own group and of the 1% who leads in the background with much more money than anyone else.
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Joost van Steenis