Political Families: What is in a name? It would seem that even in democratic politics, voters are not disillusioned with nepotism.
Nepotism articles on Democracy Chronicles
Favoritism granted in politics to relatives regardless of merit. Nepotism is found in the fields of politics, entertainment, business and religion. Also see our sections on American democracy and Money Politics.
Potential King and Queen are having a baby but concern over media circus has reawakened age-old questions challenging if England needs royalty at all
Family based Philippines political dynasties threatening democracy in the large island nation
Monarchs of Europe and royal families have hung onto last vestiges of power and prestige with differing character and impact across continent
Jeb Bush, brother of George W. Bush, may be only the next Bush getting ready to be President
Daughter of Hillary and Bill Clinton, Chelsea would enter politics with family credentials. Normally out of the public eye, running for politics represents change for Chelsea
As Jeb Bush mentions vague plans, as Brother of W and son of HW Bush, he could upend 2016 Presidential elections by again representing the Bush family despite facing opposition to his brother’s policies.
Pakistan’s fate has been tied to Bhutto’s third generation with Benazir assassinated by Islamists: Power also tied to deep corruption that engulf Pakistan
Rahul Gandhi is scion of Indian political dynasty Nehru-Gandhi that has held power for decades
Rawlings Ghana ex-President’s Wife Can’t Run in Ghana presidential polls in African democracy