What Does 'American' Actually Mean? In Latin America, "American" means anyone from the American continent. U.S. citizens claiming the word are considered gauche or imperialist. So what's the solution?
June 19, 2013 - The Atlantic
Matt Damon in International Herald Tribune Bond is "an imperialist and he's a misogynist. He kills people and laughs and sips martinis and wisecracks about it," Damon, 36, told The Associated Press in an interview.
Barack Obama in International Herald Tribune At a news conference in Ohio, a state hard-hit by job losses, Obama said, "The United States wanting to make sure that its ...... standards aren't being undermined isn't imperialist."
Vladimir Putin in Reuters Today there are no ideological contradictions, there is no basis for a Cold War,Putin told a group of reporters. "There is no basis for mutual animosity ...... Russia has no imperialist ambitions."