The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic (The American Empire Project)CHALMERS JOHNSON on “THE SORROWS OF EMPIRE”: Beyond Iraq and Afghanistan, Chalmers Johnson maps America’s vast empire of military bases and the world that supports them. American militarism, he shows, is bankrupting the United States, even as it creates the conditions for a new century of virulent blowback. Chalmers Johnson’s bestselling book The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic is out now in paperback.
READ Chalmers Johnson’s new interview at

ALSO: TOM DeLAY is finished. We’ll have analysis from JOHN NICHOLS —he’s The Nation‘s Washington correspondent, and writes “The Online Beat” blog at

The Weather Makers : How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on EarthPLUS: Global Warming: The Tipping Point. We are approaching the point when one out of every five living things on the planet will face extinction as a result of greenhouse gases. Over the past decade, the world has seen the most power El Nino ever recorded, the most devastating hurricane in two hundred years, and the hottest European summer on record, which killed 26,000 people in two months. TIM FLANNERY will explain: his new book is The Weather Makers.
Take a look at Tim Flannery’s terrific web site:

More stuff to read: Jon Wiener, “Imposing our will is simply our way,” L.A. Times, Mon 4/3.