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Perhaps "plutocracy" would work. The root "ploutus" is the ancient greek word for "wealth".



Yeah, but that has already assumed negative connotations; you cannot use it for tongue-in-cheek jokes.


leptocracy: lepton[] + cracy

is exactly what you want and is an easy allusion to kleptocracy.

[] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greek_lepton




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