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US Global Power

Americans View U.S. Power, Respect Slipping On Global Stage, Poll Shows

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 12.04.2013 | Politics

For the first time since 1974, a majority of Americans -- 53 percent -- believe their country wields less power on the global stage than it did a deca...

Is the World Too Big to Fail? The Contours of Global Order

Noam Chomsky | Posted 06.21.2011 | World
Noam Chomsky

As long as the general population is passive, apathetic, diverted to consumerism or hatred of the vulnerable, then the powerful can do as they please, and those who survive will be left to contemplate the outcome.