Trumpty’s Country

Photograph Source: Simon Bowie – CC BY 2.0

Trumpty’s country had a Great Wall,
Trumpty’s country had a great fall,
All the fine glosses,
And all the yes men,
Couldn’t put country together again.

Marshall Sahlins is the Charles F. Grey Distinguished Service Professor emeritus of anthropology at the University of Chicago. His books include: Stone Age Economics, The Western Illusion of Human Nature and On Kings (with David Graeber).