From Here to Rome and Back: Michael Hudson on How Debt Creates Dark Ages

The usual explanation for the reason Rome fell was because of cultural decadence. Another reason offered is that they were geopolitically invaded by “barbarians”. But what is never addressed is the Roman economy. The Roman ruling class allowed debts to accumulate. It was this policy decision that led to 500-600 years known as “The Dark Ages”. How close is Mordor to the history of the Roman empire? Read on!
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