Mordor is communist. They have industry and all the orca live in the same material conditions. Even their generals and captains sleep and eat with the enlisted orcs. Sauron and Saruman are your Maos and Kims and Stalins.
Everyone else lives in a social democrat petit bourgeois utopia. People have small businesses, own lands that others toil. Sam is Frodo's gardner, is visibly poorer, but they're best friends.
Gondor is a reactionary hellhole, no tax policy and just letting people fend for themselves. If anyone gets too uppity they crush them.
Rohan is feudal. You have the royals, the soldiers and everyone else is a peasant who lives in literal horse shit.
Dwarves are greedy fucks nobody likes, that just dig shiny things everyone wants but still looks down on Dwarves.
Woodland Elves are egotistical hippies that enjoy fucking with everyone who is different from them.
High Elves are cultists.
And they all tolerate each other. But here comes someone who sees through the fucking charade, decides to fuck over everyone who decided to make for themselves "rings of power", even though they had power over the land in every meaningful way but nah, needed a physical representation on their finger. Post too long. Click here to view the full text.