Understanding Social Democracy Like a Prussian!

How civilians can use military systems

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Helmuth von Moltke, commander of the Prussian Army and the effective founder of the German Empire.

The Prussian Hybrid

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Hannibal’s tactical achievement at Cannae did not win him the war.

Thus, Moltke made his peace with uncertainty, developed a command system around it, and, in so doing, gave birth to operational warfare.

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Auftragstaktik enabled Prussia to defeat Austria in a single battle at Königgrätz.

Operational Trade

Through operational trade, social democracies can derive decisions at both the macro-level and the micro-level and enjoy the specific benefits of each.

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Andrew Yang’s Universal Basic Income is an example of social democratic policy.

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