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Notes From the Fieldby Martin Weil

July 5, 2012

A Fourth of July thought, a day late

Contemporary Americans have little regard for history. … Republics don’t collapse abruptly, they are gradually eroded, like Rome. The American republic strains under its military weight and paradoxically its great wealth. Republics don’t collapse into anarchy, they shrivel as dispersed power is gradually pulled away from the citizenry and concentrated in centralized government, in the executive.

From Joe Costello’s Of, By, For: The New Politics of Money, Debt & Democracy

 

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