A King in New York: We Must Combat Power
  • Politics → Authority → Excessive Authority
  • Government → Types of Government → Democracy

King Shahdov is introduced to Rupert, a young boy who is an editor of the school magazine. Rupert goes off on a rant about political power and freedom. He claims that politics antagonize the people and that passports and monopolies place restrictions on individuals. He advocates for democratic values.

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