Richard Seymour speaks on his new book, American Insurgents: A History of American Anti-Imperialism.
American Insurgents: A History of American Anti-Imperialism
ALL EMPIRES SPIN self-serving myths, and in the United States the most potent of these is that America is a force for democracy around the world. Yet there is a tradition of American anti-imperialism that gives the lie to this mythology. Seymour examines this complex relationship from the American Revolution to the present-day:
This event was co-sponsored by Haymarket Books and the Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture Series.