- July 14, 2017
Whatever the economic imperatives behind imperialism, every empire invariably generates a rhetoric of superiority, which supposedly entitles and even obliges certain countries or societies to acquire territory, dominate and conquer others or impose their system of government through direct or indirect means. Such superiority might be cultural, religious, racial, or systemic, but it...
- March 15, 2017
In years to come, historians will look back at the ruins of the country that was once the United Kingdom and wonder what brought about its spectacular and stunning collapse. As they pick their way through the rubble, they will eventually end up in the strange period that we are now living through, in...