Weekend Reading 2021 01-02

New Year Edition: Elite Failure Upwards, Spanish Civil War, Russia vs. US Social Media, Ancient Rome's Pagan Elites, "El Mencho" arrives on the scene

There is no greater discipline than that of a check on one’s own behaviour. In an environment where there are no checks, not only does discipline break down but so does the reward/punishment system.

The United States of America is a hegemonic empire with few checks on its behaviour. But to think that this only applicable to its foreign policy would be …

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