End Of The Empire
I like Charles Hugh Smith’s articles, because he raises issues others don’t like to touch. I don’t always agree with him, but his articles always make me think. – Shorty Dawkins, Associate Editor
by Charles Hugh Smith
If the top 1/100th of 1% crowding airports with their private jets isn’t afraid of impoverished, disenchanted debt-serfs with pitchforks, they should be.
By End of the Empire I refer not to the collapse of American Imperial power but to the excesses and anxieties that characterize the decay of Empire. I have covered the dynamics of Imperial decay before: How Empires Fall (April 17, 2013):
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