Below I'm embedding Michel Chossudovsky's address, wherein he goes into detail about how the Federal Government of the United States (and, by extension, the American end of the Anglo-American Establishment) plays the role of a latter-day Roman Empire in the pursuit of what John Perkins rightly labels as "the corporatocracy"- the Globalist Fascist Empire. Michel does not mention the full and true extent of the empire, mistaking the visible enforcement arm for the shot-calling/purse-holding arm (which is the financial system, based out of the City of London), but he accurately nails what he does describe and therefore is worth your time to watch this video.
Here's what Global Research has to say about it: "Rosa Luxemburg Conference, Berlin, January 11, 2014.
The event was organized by the German daily "junge Welt". This year, the Rosa Luxemburg Conference marked the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the First World War.
Worldwide militarization is also part of a global economic agenda, namely the application of the neoliberal economic policy model which has led to the impoverishment of large sectors of the World population.
The world is at the crossroads of the most serious crisis in modern history. The US has embarked on a military adventure, "a long war", which threatens the future of humanity.
This "war without borders" is being carried out at the crossroads of the most serious economic crisis in World history, which has been conducive to the impoverishment of large sectors of the World population.
The Pentagon's global military design is one of world conquest. The military deployment of US-NATO forces is occurring in several regions of the world simultaneously.
The concept of the "Long War" has characterized US military doctrine since the end of World War II. Worldwide militarization is part of a global economic agenda.
The text presented at the conference, Imperial Conquest: America's "Long War" against Humanity, is available on Global Research:"