Chalmers Johnson (1931–2010) was president of the Japan Policy Research Institute and author of the bestselling books Blowback and The Sorrows of Empire.

He was a frequent contributor to the Los Angeles Times, the London Review of Books, and The Nation. In 2005 he appeared in the 2005 prizewinning documentary film Why We Fight.


Pieces by Chalmers Johnson (1931–2010)

The good empire
Edition 14: The Trouble with Paradise

Sorrows of empire
Edition 1: Insecurity in the New World Order

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