Month: August 2017

The Decline and Fall of the E.U. Empire Part 2

We will continue to compare the parallels that exist between ancient Rome and the E.U., and what they can teach us. In part 1 we examined the role of the leaders, decadence, invasion and immigration, and factors beyond control. We now finish by looking at Brexit, the economy, tensions between east and west, and if … Continue reading The Decline and Fall of the E.U. Empire Part 2

The Decline and Fall of the E.U. Empire Part 1

The Decline and Fall of the E.U. Empire Part 1

(Sack of Rome 410 A.D.)   Striking parallels can be seen between the later Roman Empire and the unwieldy behemoth of the EU. Both were Empires that sought to force hegemony over Europe, and extend their reach further afield. Both attempted to, in the words of Mussolini, "make the Mediterranean an Italian lake," or an … Continue reading The Decline and Fall of the E.U. Empire Part 1