Chalmers Johnson

Chalmers Johnson

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Chalmers Johnson (August 6, 1931 - November 20, 2010) was an award-winning author, scholar and Truthdig contributor.


Chalmers Johnson on the Cost of Empire

May 15, 2009
Author, scholar and Truthdig contributor Chalmers Johnson passed away Nov. 20. In his honor, we are reposting this 2009 book review, which, like much of Johnson's work, remains relevant to this day.

The Bailout vs. the Defense Budget

Sep 29, 2008
There has been much moaning, air-sucking and outrage about the U.S. government's $700-billion bailout deal, but in fact we dole out similar amounts of money every year in the form of payoffs to the armed services, the military-industrial complex, and powerful senators and representatives allied with the Pentagon.