Hope in the Face of Empire: Failed Patriotism, Civil International Publicity, and Patriotic Peacebuilding

Gary M. Simpson

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/2005

Issue: American Empire (Vol. 25, No 2, Spring, 2005)

The patriotism of empire is a failed patriotism that longs for empire as the way to achieve security. America needs instead a repenting patriotism, in the tradition of Lincoln, that recognizes public accountability and moves toward peacebuilding.

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