Trias Politica

Fusion, and ultimately merger of powers, instead of separation like in the Trias Politica, is the dream of every dictator. With the opposition sidelined, its members harassed or in prison, the road is wide open for a one-party system and a rubber stamp parliament. Checks-and-balances no longer exist once the press is censored and silenced. […] Source: Dutch Caribbean News Trias Politica