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A tattered U.S. flag.

Welcome to Our Dying Empire

Sep 27, 2018
The 1 percent and the military-industrial complex completely dominate our politics. We can no longer pretend we're living in a democracy.

How the Last Superpower Was Unchained

Jun 18, 2018
More than 16 years after 9/11, having faced only lightly armed enemies, still wealthy beyond compare, still with a matchlessly funded military, the United States has won literally nothing.

Five Lessons in the History of American Defeat

Apr 15, 2018
Let's take a few moments to think about what some of those lessons might be for the world’s most exceptional and indispensable nation, the planet’s sole superpower, the globe’s only sheriff.