Today there is a debate on whether the United States is an empire, and if so whether it will endure or is in crisis. We can contribute to that debate if we carefully compare the U.S. to past empires.
Similarly, there is discussion on whether states are losing power to … Read More
Very few people, apart from some of the swivel-eyed in right-wing think tanks, really believe in the general superiority of the unimpeded free market as the best way to organize human affairs.
Most, whether experts or persons in the street, would probably agree with the statement that, while the market … Read More