Brilliant historian and essayist Chalmers Johnson argues that unless we face up to the tremendous strain our empire is having on America, we will lose our democracy, and then it will not matter much what else we lose.
Posted on: Feb 18, 2007, Source: Metropolitan Books
With more than 2,500,000 U.S. personnel serving across the planet and military bases spread across each continent, it's time to face up to the fact that our American democracy has spawned a global empire.
The dream of the Bush administration -â€“ eternal global domination -- disappeared in Iraq. But it remains to be seen if the American people will choose to keep their empire or return to a constitutional democracy.