Oppression is the use of power in a way that is cruel and unjust. Oppression can be done by rulers, and it can also be done by other people. Today, it is sometimes found in the form of racism, sexism, and LGBT discrimination. Plutocracy is another form of oppression. Corrupt politicians, plutocrats, and other oppressors promote oppression against groups of the people, such as in the ways mentioned above, in order to divide and weaken ordinary people.