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Make America Rome Again

Key Takeaways: The best historical parallels between the United States and Ancient Rome compare the United States to…

America is Scared of Democracy

Key Takeaways: Liberty and authority are abused wherever they exist. The abuses of liberty and authority can be…

Anacyclosis vs. America

Key Takeaways: Anacyclosis can destroy democracy in America as easily as it destroyed every other democracy which came…

Anacyclosis, Act 3: The Rise and Fall of Democracy

What causes the rise of democracy? What precipitates its fall? And what can anacyclosis tell us about the…

Anacyclosis, Act 2: The Rise of Republics

Abstract: In the previous post, we discussed the difference between the first two stages of anacyclosis, viz. monarchy…

Anacyclosis, Act 1: From Monarchy to Tyranny

How are democracies born? What causes their rise and eventual demise? And why are they so historically rare?…

How Do We Save Democracy?

Key Takeaways: 1. At the start of the Revolution, America’s middle and northern colonies were the most egalitarian…

Do We Even Have a Middle Class Anymore?

One of the few remaining issues today that people across the political spectrum agree on is that the…

America Is Sick of Democracy

Would you like to see your political opponents exiled? Imprisoned? Or worse? If so, congratulations. You’re ahead of…

One Word to Rule Them All

On November 30, 2018, the Raleigh News & Observer ran an abridged version of the post below, entitled…