Chalmers Johnson, R.I.P.
Chalmers Johnson, Visionary Scholar on Empire and Decline of America Passes Away
By John Nichols, The Nation
Posted on November 22, 2010, Printed on November 23, 2010
With one word, “blowback,” Chalmers Johnson explained the folly of empire in the modern age.
In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September11, 2001, true American patriots-as opposed to the jingoists and profiteers whose madness and greed would steer a republic to ruin-needed a new language for a new age.