What is democracy?

7 Types of constitutions (according to Aristotle, mostly):

        1. Kingship: The rule of the one in the common interest.
        2. Aristocracy: The rule of the few in the common interest.
        3. Polity: The rule of the many in the common interest.
        4. Democracy: The rule of the many in their own interest.
        5. Oligarchy: The rule of the few in their own interest.
        6. Tyranny: The rule of the one in his/her own interest.
        7. Anarchy: The rule of no one over anyone.