Mankind’s environmental destiny is to build garden empires, synthesizing ecology and industry together into a new form of life.
The boundary between the human world and the natural world has collapsed. PALLADIUM 07: Garden Planet ships September 21st, featuring exclusive interviews with Isabelle Boemeke, Stewart Brand, and a visionary photoshoot by Brian Ziff.
Beginning his career as a countryside priest, Henri Gregoire was an unlikely figure of the French Revolution. Outrun by its upheavals at first, his ideas have become crucial in modernizing revolutions since.
As young people flock to the global cities to work, what happens to the rest of the world?
The future of energy will be more mineral-intensive than ever before, leading China and the U.S. to compete for the world’s mining and refinement capacity.
In the eleventh century, Pope Gregory VII fought local rulers who dominated the church. To counter them, he created Europe’s first modern bureaucracies and changed the organization of power forever.
Soon after my interrogation by Transnistria’s state security, mysterious assailants attacked their headquarters with rocket launchers. The nearby war is drawing in the pro-Russian breakaway state.
Divides in Europe have undermined France’s dream of regional sovereignty. Increasingly, its leaders are looking south toward the Mediterranean region instead.
In 1994 Kazakhstan’s president Nursultan Nazarbayev made a plan to revitalize the Eurasian economic space. Nearly thirty years later, that world struggles to be born.
If you want to understand our world today, you have to go outside of it. We are excited to launch PALLADIUM 06: Imperial Frontiers, which ships June 21st, 2022. Client states. Imperial interventions. Authoritarian regimes. Laotian river pirates. All presented in beautiful luxury with custom art.
In this previously unpublished essay, the late historian Carroll Quigley outlines the history of Western epistemology and how George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four shows us its future.
North Korea is regrowing its forests in a program of nationalist ecology. As environmental crises unfold, other countries will come to share its strategy.
Stanford dismantled its famously spontaneous campus life. The cost may be what made it great: cultivating free, independent agency in its students.
In 2009, a disastrous project on Sepulveda Pass revealed the roadblocks that stop the U.S. from being able to build.
Eron Wolf joins Wolf Tivy to discuss alternative computing and the trappings of the streamlined user experience.
From obesity and microbiome decline to autoimmune disorders, the modern industrial diet has become a species-level biosecurity threat.
In 1945, Kishi Nobosuke was a Manchukuo boss charged with war crimes. 12 years later he led postwar Japan, embodying an imperial ideology whose influence long outlasted its empire.
In the 1960s, Buddhism found a new spiritual homeland in California. It was the last step in a transformation that began generations before.