The guys sit down and discuss the extent of the American Empire. Touching on the relationship between power, media and culture, the state of conservatism, status signalling and top down revolutions.
Links of Interest
-Aris Roussinos' excellent piece regarding the fragility of the American Empire. https://unherd.com/2020/06/covid-has-exposed-america-as-a-failed-state/
-Ed West's piece examining the leftist habit of top down revolt manufactured by the young and idle wealthy. https://unherd.com/2020/06/why-the-rich-are-revolting/
-"France: Defection of the Leftist Intellectuals" https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/CIA-RDP86S00588R000300380001-5.PDF
-Bowling Alone by Robert Putnam
-E Pluribus Unum: Diversity and Community in the Twenty-First Century by Robert Putnam
-Anti Tech Revolutionary by Dr Theodore Kaczynski
-Better Together: Restoring the American Community by Robert Putnam
-The Pentagon's New Map by Thomas P.M Barnett
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