June 27, 2013 by History in a Hurry
Surveillance vs. Infrastructure: When a Country Falls Apart
BY CRIS SHERIDAN 06/21/2013
What characterizes the beginning stages of an empire in decline? Is it war, famine, disease, moral decay, or all of the above? There is perhaps no clear formula or single event that can be used to pinpoint when a civilization begins to fall and yet, it must seem obvious to many living at the time.
So, let’s ask the question: How about the U.S.? Is it on the verge of falling apart?
Given what I’m about to say, I think we all need to take this question seriously.