A lot of people here who are against conspiracy link a lot to wikipedia.
However: Why am I not surprised?! Simple, I never trusted wikipedia in the first place! way too mainstream for me!
Yeah, right. And a road-map is also too "mainstream" for you too?
As a professor of Economics, I wholeheartedly recommend WikiP for factual explanations of basic elements. For instance, the multiple variations in the practice of "democracy". Notably one that has attained some prominence in the US from Bernie Sanders, called Social Democracy
Because my fellow Americans are losing some basic instincts of learning, foremost of which is the dictionary of words, their meanings and proper usages.
On this web-site, for instance, people keep railing about "socialism", when, in fact (that is, according to its definition), it exists functionally in damn few countries on earth.
Were it ever to have the slightest recognition in the US (which it did not pre-Sanders), people would perhaps understand that the distinction between "socialism" and "social democracy" is that the latter is perfectly comfortable with capitalism and private ownership of the means of production (of goods/services) in a market-economy
It is in this sense that WikiPedia assumes its primary importance. That of edification of some basic principles, both contemporary and historical that are crucial to good debate of ideas, notions and principles (the key artifacts of a functional society
The world is a better place for WikiP, one of the better (if not yet the best) evolutions in the matter of Basic Education ...