The Pyramid Scheme that Collapsed a Nation

In architecture, pyramids are famed for their sturdiness. They’ve lasted for thousands of years despite overgrown jungles and blasting desert sands ripping at their foundations. They’re about as indestructible as our buildings get. But as businesses? Not so much. A pyramid scheme beings to collapse the moment it’s begun. Because it’s not really a pyramid. […]

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The Brothers Gracchi – How Republics Fall – Extra History – #1

The Republic is at a precipice. Elections are happening like nobody’s ever seen. Demagogues preach the politics of violence in the streets. Vast amounts of foreign labor instill fear in the native workforce. And the rich sit simply consuming all they can, blind to the poor masses that can only take so much before they […]

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