Excellent site. Puts the whole business in perspective.
Americans have long believed that the very notion of empire is an offense against our democratic heritage, yet in recent months, these two words — American empire — have been on everyone’s lips. At this moment of unprecedented economic and military strength, the leaders of the United States have embraced imperial ambitions openly. How did we get to this point? And what lies down the road?
Recent good article:
This is a good article too, though I wonder if addition is the right metaphor? It implies that if you went into recovery youd have a new rich life. The imperialism is more like food and water for capitalism than a drug. No imperialism, no USA as we know it. And it will come sooner than we think.