Scheidel contends that the fall of Rome precipitated the kind of competition-driven innovation that made modernity possible in the first place. Rome’s greatest gift to posterity is that, in disappearing, it made room for the West to rise.
Dominion Voting Systems is a private company in name only. It is a de facto government agency which gets its revenue through taxpayer exploitation. As such, it should be considered ineligible to sue anyone for defamation.
The covid lockdowners still have no explanation for why California and Florida—with such different covid policies—have similar covid death rates. The White House's spokesman on the matter could only say it's "just a little beyond our explanation.”
If Punjabi farmers had been portrayed as affluent, the media would view them as greedy entrepreneurs. But leveraging the political capital of perceived powerlessness has allowed them to obscure their true status as rent seekers.