Since the publication of The Decline of the West in 1918, Oswald Spengler’s theories of civilizational decline have never truly gone out of fashion…
When discussing the humiliation of Empires, September 11th is a busy anniversary. The epoch-shifting attack on the World Trade Center happened twenty…
Just when you thought that the world could not become more similar to a parody of Black Mirror, reality imposes itself. The Columbia Broadcasting…
On a rainy day, 500 years ago, a small troop of Spanish soldiers conquered the city of Tenochtitlan, the capital of the Aztec Empire, after two long…
Despite claims to the contrary and the understandable Schadenfreude of the Empire’s enemies, the true meaning of Afghan War’s abrupt ending (?) remains…
Apparently, no one’s ever seen a dystopian sci-fi movie in which a futuristic, authoritarian government keeps society on a leash by appealing to primal…
Despite the meme of the World entering a New Cold War is becoming every day more widespread, the question of who is who is just becoming intelligible…
Yersinia pestis is a Gram-negative, non-motile, stick-shaped bacterium. It enjoys vacationing in damp places, riding fleas, and unleashing God's Wrath…
Last year marked record numbers of illegal immigrant arrivals to the Canary Islands, Spain’s Atlantic exclave off the Moroccan coast. More than twenty…
News surfaced a couple weeks ago that the German government offered to pay the Trump administration up to a billion euros in exchange for lifting…
A couple decades ago, European restaurants paid thousands of Euros for a kilogram of caviar. Currently, they manage to get it for a fraction of the…
In these times, it has become something of a cliché to criticize the notion of “Rule by Experts”. That is, the expectation that decisions should be…