What we can Learn from Coups

In America, there is a growing obsession with coups on both the right and the left.

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What we can Learn from Dead Democracies

Many democracies die because some group or class becomes frightened of everybody else in the country.

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Why Can’t America see how Stupid Trump is? It’s the Media

Likewise, the American media created Trump by swallowing over a decade of lies from U.S. leaders.

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Did China Just Win the Trade War?

Yet Trump is surrendering in the face of some tiny trade war losses. Possibly out of fear the trade war could lead to major economic losses.

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The Horrors of the Crusades

The greatest horror of the Crusades was the Fourth Crusade (1202-1204). The Fourth Crusade was the most cynical and ruthless war in human history.

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Lessons we Can Learn from the Crusades

Hence, the Fourth Crusade destroyed one of the greatest Christian states; which had endured for nearly 1,000 years. In Byzantium’s place, the Crusaders organized the so-called Latin Empire of Constantinople (1204-1261); which lasted for less than 60 years.

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What Impeachment Needs to be About

If we are to tear our country apart with the unnecessary drama of impeachment let’s at least fight over real issues. There is public evidence of real wrongdoing by Trump we can easily access without secret hearings or shadowy informants.

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What a 1930s Basic Income Crusader can Teach Us about Andrew Yang’s Freedom Dividend and Social Security

Yang and Sanders, like Townsend, are fighting for a paradigm shift in American political philosophy. They want a society that meets the basic needs of all citizens.

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Lessons we can Learn from the Soviet Union

Hence, the Soviet Union; like the United States, was an empire that claimed not be an empire. Thus, you can call the USSR and the United States, empires built on hypocrisy.

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Lessons we can Learn from the Ottoman Empire

The Ottomans prove that even badly governed and backward empires can survive many defeats and last for a long time. Given that history, today’s empires like the United States, the European Union, the Russian Federation, and the People’s Republic of China could endure for a long time.

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