“The Folly of Empire”

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“The last days of empire are carnivals of folly. We are in the midst of our own, plunging forward as our leaders court willful economic and environmental self-destruction. Sumer and Rome went down like this. So did the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian empires.” >essay & illustration (c) truthdig.com 2013

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