fascinating interview with Chalmers Johnson.
It is the most powerful nation in history
and it has the most powerful army in the world. Its economy
has surprised the doomsayers many times. It's home to some
of the best and the brightest and it polarizes opinion in
the rest of the world.
From the democracy that it celebrates to the military might
that it wields, some argue that the U.S. is less of a
Republic these days and more of an empire. And that, says
Charlmers Johnson, means Americans have some decisions to
make if they don't want their country to go the route of
Chalmers Johnson has been writing about this tension over
the U.S.'s global influence for years now. His new book
Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic completes a
trilogy on - what he calls - the American Empire. He joined
us from his home in California.
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