Up until even the very recent past, extremist regimes looking to suppress ideas and quell dissent could do so with relative impunity. If they had the manpower and enough shovels.
Published directly after the victory of Oliver Cromwell’s Parliamentarians in the English Civil War, Thomas Hobbes’ treatise of man, Leviathan, was seen by many as justification for the past nine years of bloody battle. In it, Hobbes argues that to stop man descending into the selfish and wanton creature that is his natural state, aContinue reading “The Unspoken Leviathan”
Recent law changes in Republican states indicate that a larger change is coming regarding the landmark abortion rights case of Roe vs Wade.
But far from just limiting the rights of women to access abortions, this will be an attack on women’s rights to vote in the United States of America.
The US has a history of disenfranchisement and this is just the next chapter in a republican wave that is not likely to stop here.