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US GLOBAL POWER
Americans View U.S. Power, Respect Slipping On Global Stage, Poll Shows
Washington on the Rocks: An Empire of Autocrats, Aristocrats, and Uniformed Thugs Begins to Totter
Alfred W. McCoy
Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
If the "velvet revolutions" that swept Eastern Europe in 1989 tolled the death knell for the Soviet empire, then the "jasmine revolutions" now spreading across the Middle East may well mark the beginning of the end for American global power.
Is the World Too Big to Fail? The Contours of Global Order
Institute Professor emeritus, MIT Department of Linguistics an...
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.
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