Contemporary globalization has resulted in unintended consequences – the enslavement of the worker and other forms of modern day slavery, human trafficking, in formal and informal world economies.
The consequences of the Industrial Revolution seemed answered by Social Darwinism. But, through Carnegie and Alger, we see that Populism and Progressivism were responses to strengthen the Republic.
Puritans were instrumental in developing these documents and contributed to democratic thought, the development of America’s unique sense of individualism, and the national concept of work ethics.
To Madison, factions were the threat to Republics. In explaining his reasoning and solutions, it is hoped the reader will consider what factions exist today and why the middle class is important.
The second article I have written on Lysias' Murder of Eratosthenes -- the trial of Euphiletos, who murders his wife's lover. His defense is that he is following the law of Athens by killing a thief.
In reading Lysias' story of Eratosthenes and Euphiletos in original Classical Greek, I wrote this review of what Lysias could possibly have meant in Part One of his story. Thanks for reading. Karre.