Washington D.C. during my IVLP visit in 2017. An incredibly welcoming and inspirational city at the heart of the free world. I hope to visit again after COVID-19 and the lockdowns. People might be surprised at my words in the wake of events yesterday and over the past few years. But a key point to…Read more US Democracy
Plato: How Does Dictatorship Begin?
There is something which the members of an oligarchy have come to accept as good, and which is the raison d'êtra of oligarchy... an insatiable greed for wealth – being too busy making money to pay attention to anything else – which causes its downfall. So what I'm wondering is whether democracy's downfall is also…Read more Plato: How Does Dictatorship Begin?