Monthly Archives: October 2014

Revolt of the public – Midterm elections report

The thesis of my new book can be gleaned from its title:  The Revolt of the Public and the Crisis of Authority in the New Millennium.  A hyperactive public, I maintain, has emerged from the dormant masses of the industrial … Continue reading

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Unbundling the nation-state

The most potent organizational form known to history, the nation-state, is fraying at the edges:  unbundling.  The recent “No” vote against independence in Scotland, analyzed correctly, showed every symptom of this unraveling. Britain’s ruling elites panicked, and tried to bribe … Continue reading

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