Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Chris Hedges: We Are Not the First Civilization to Collapse, but We Will Probably Be the Last

CAHOKIA MOUNDS, Illinois (Scheerpost) –  I am standing atop a 100-foot-high temple mound, the largest known earthwork in the Americas built by prehistoric peoples. The temperatures, in the high 80s, along with the oppressive humidity, have emptied the park of all but a handful of visitors.