Paul Rosenberg

The Hundreds: Thomas Jefferson’s Forgotten Plan for Restoring a Failed Republic

Thomas Jefferson became one of my heroes when I was 13 years old. So you’d think I’d enjoy hearing people say good things about him, but very often, I don’t.

Does “The Land of the Free” Have Any Rational Meaning?

I once knew a man who was a deacon in the Catholic Church. During certain ceremonies, his job was...

The Image of the State: How History Becomes Propaganda… and Doesn’t Make Sense

There’s a reason why history is so hard to make sense of.

Why I Stopped Spending My Time on Politics… And Why I Think You Should Too

Many of my friends vote; people I love and respect vote; but I’ve given it up.

The Corporate Cocoon

In my town, the corporate throngs travel almost in unison every morning and every night, making their way from...

Druglord, Genius, or Saint? What Kind of Man, Really, Is Silk Road’s Dread Pirate Roberts?

Love him or loathe him, Silk Road’s Dread Pirate Roberts was guided by some pretty impressive principles.

Prostrate Yourselves! The Crypto Wars Are Back, and This Time Big Brother Aims to Win

In 284 AD the Roman empire was in deep trouble. But then a soldier named Diocletian rode into town...