Canada, Once America's Counter-Revolution, Now Firmly Part of the Influential U.S. Empire

Christina Leadlay
Published: Wednesday, 11/21/2007 12:00 am EST

Understanding Empire
By James Laxer
Groundwood Books
144pp. $12.95

Embassy Multimedia Christina Leadlay interviews James Laxer at the Ottawa International Writers Festival, Oct. 21, 2007
While the U.S. government avoids using the term "empire" to refer to its foreign policy priorities, James Laxer doesn't shy away from it. In fact, the York University political science professor embraces the term and has a book's-worth of evidence arguing the existence of the American Empire.

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