Empires don’t fall by peripheries breaking away; their downfall comes when the core melts.
George Orwell’s “prophecies” feeding into “1984” were also (or actually) observations from his daily life in Britain, especially in the immediate aftermath of World War II.
The UBI experiment in Finland shows the point of such a program: providing long-term (theoretically, forever), but modest financial aid to all citizens regardless of who they are.
Obama recalled her father going to work in the city water plant each day, in “the hope that one day, his kids would go to college and have opportunities he never dreamed of.”
A team effort on trying to make the world at least a tiny bit more “human”.
They mistook pragmatism for socialism. What the hell have they done?