Money vs. Energy: The True Cost

9 minute read What makes the economy go? Standard economic theory remains woefully energy-blind when it comes to identifying the true drivers of economic growth. In this article, we look beyond surface explanations to identify the ultimate driver of the global explosion of GDP during the last two centuries: energy.

The Emergence of the State

10 minute read Humans partition the earth and govern it, and each other, as their own. How did this trend start, and how did humans first start to concentrate power?