Empire or Republic? American Global Power and Domestic Decay
By James Petras, Morris Morley Copyright 1995
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Empire or Republic? makes the necessary, but much overlooked, link between our nation's international policies and the domestic situation. The authors contend that the Reagan, Bush and Clinton administrations have all focused on global leadership to the detriment of pressing social, economic and political problems at home.
Chapter 1 Reviving the World of the 1950s? The U.S. and Ascending Global Power in the 1990s; Chapter 2 The Decline of U.S. Economic Power at Home and Abroad; Chapter 3 External Expansion and Internal Decay; Chapter 4 Epilogue; Conclusion;
"An important, well-researched critique of the new order at home and abroad. This book makes a complex subject accessible and interesting." -- Michael Parenti, author of The Sword and the Dollar, Democracy for the Few and Land of Idols