As the empire of the movie mogul Harvey Weinstein seemed to collapse this weekend amid a barrage of published allegations of sexual misconduct, there was quiet uneasiness among New York's liberal elite. Evidence suggested that many of those who took loud, public positions against the kind of toxic...
Sam Issacharoff has posted this draft on SSRN (forthcoming, U Chicago L Review). Here is the abstract: Barely a quarter century after the collapse of the Soviet empire, it is democracy that has entered an intense period of public scrutiny. The … Continue reading ?
Reading from the Voice Media empire: A heavily edited cellhouse video that depicts the fatal collapse of an inmate at a county detention facility is a key piece of evidence in a lawsuit brought by the inmate’s family against several...Show More Summary
World War II ended the Japanese and Italian empires, with the British and French following soon after. The Soviet Empire collapsed in 1989. Is it now the turn of the Americans? This post Is Trump’s Agenda Being Eclipsed? appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
The other day I announced The Collapsing Empire was a finalist for the Dragon Award in the Best Science Fiction novel category, which was neat. Today, I notified the Dragon Award administrators and let them know I was withdrawing The Collapsing Empire from consideration for the award. The reason is simple: Some other finalists are […]
Which is an award given out at DragonCon. It’s a finalist in the category of Best Science Fiction Novel, which makes perfect sense, really. Here’s the full ballot (there’s more than a dozen categories), and if you’re inspired to vote in one or more of those categories, here’s how you register to do that. As […]
Report demands massive expansion of military-industrial complex to maintain global "access to resources."...
In the decades after World War II, the United States created an international order whose centerpiece was the dominance of American military power. However, a new study issued by the U.S. Department of Defense suggests that this order “may be collapsing,” with little hope of revival in...
Authored by Darius Shatahmasebi via TheAntiMedia.org, A new study conducted by members of the U.S. military establishment has concluded that the U.S.-led international global order established after World War II is “fraying” and may even be “collapsing” as the U.S. Show More Summary
In 2002, I was one year into my new job in San Francisco when I decided I needed to build a real estate empire. The dotcom collapse was traumatizing and I wanted to own real assets with more stable cash flow. After a couple years, my desire for real estate narrowed so I could retire Read More...
LONDON — The collapse of BHS cost Sir Philip Green's retail empire £26.4 million and declining sales at its High Street outlets, such as Topshop and Dorothy Perkins, led to writedowns of £100 million. Accounts filed with Companies House...Show More Summary
Decades before Romulus Augustulus was deposed in 476 AD and the Western Roman Empire officially went out of business, the provinces of northern Gaul (roughly the area between Paris and the lower Rhine in what’s now the Netherlands and northwest Germany) had long since slipped from the grasp of the authorities. The… Read more...
My 47th year was a pretty productive one: Three books of mine were published (The Dispatcher, in both audio and print; Miniatures; and of course The Collapsing Empire), one video game I worked on was released (Midnight Star: Renegade), I toured all around the country and saw lots of people, I had some work optioned […]
by Erik Henriksen COVER ART BY SPARTH There’s a reason so much fiction is about rich people: Rich characters are the ones who get to do things! They travel. They chat. They have time to reflect, and when they do, it isn’t always about super depressing stuff. Show More Summary
John Scalzi's on tour with his new novel, The Collapsing Empire: he's posted a list of ten things every touring author knows, and very few other people ever get to see. (more…)
Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, My current working hypothesis is that the U.S. is a late-stage empire about to enter a more serious and dangerous period of collapse. In case you missed it, I outlined my broad brush view in the very popular recent post, Prepare for Impact – This is the Beginning of the End for U.S. Show More Summary
Bryan Singer (Legion) will collaborate with digital media company Blackpills on August One, a futuristic thriller set in a world in which the Roman Empire never collapsed. Created by John Cabrera, the Gilmore Girls actor and creatorShow More Summary
``... as I make clear in my book Battlefield America: The War on the American People, all military empires fail. At the height of its power, even the mighty Roman Empire could not stare down a collapsing economy and a burgeoning military. Show More Summary
Authored by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare.” — James Madison Waging endless wars abroad (in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and now Syria) isn’t making...Show More Summary