What does that even mean?
Feudal monarchism? Uh… no thank you
Theocracy? Get stuffed
Enlightenment era Republicanism was an attempt to revive the classical structures of antiquity while attempting to avoid their pitfalls; and it worked in the American Republic for 150years until the waning old powers of Europe decided to take back what they thought was rightfully theirs. I would say , even imperfectly , that it was much better than what came before
The Germans did ‘notice’ after their defeat in WWI, their time for ‘doing something about it’ has long past, and didn’t turn out do well
Deindustrialization has less to do with China than certain let’s just say ‘monetary’ forces which enabled it. It’s been at least a century in the making
we’ve been in a depression since 2009… they’ve just been hiding it