How A Republic Dies: 11 Powerful Lessons From History That Will Open Up Your Eyes

What history tells us about the end of democracy.

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“A Republic, if you can keep it.” — Benjamin Franklin

A small group of senators and other magistrates is holed up in the Capitol. Angry mobs are causing carnage outside, clamoring to…




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