Posts Tagged: empire
"Back in my youth, we imagined that lumbering dinosaurs like Russia and China and the European Union would endure regardless of the global convulsions taking place around them."
Where exactly is power located on this planet of ours right now?
The crisis of people-trafficking and sexual exploitation in Northeast Asia is not a nationalist issue; it is a gender issue.
The peace movement needs to make it clear not only what we are against, but what we are for.
Even a conservative estimate of the true costs of garrisoning the globe comes to an annual total of about $170 billion--or maybe even more.
Barack Obama is a smart guy. So why has he spent the last four years executing such a dumb foreign policy?
The Arab world plays dominoes with empire.
In the last year of Chalmers Johnson's life, the deficit hawks' bluff got called.
In the wake of Chalmers Johnson's passing, we must carry on his crusade to dismantle the American empire.
The United States has gone beyond imperial overstretch, and the result will be self-defeating.