Posts Tagged: Military-industrial Complex
This year's lowlights from world politics, the culture wars, and the military-industrial complex.
Pretending that everyone wants peace in Colombia ignores the long-term effects of militarism — and the fact that the war benefits many powerful interests, including in Washington.
Military contractors have shelled out over $1 million to the 2016 presidential candidates — including over $200,000 to Hillary Clinton alone.
Why has waste at the Pentagon been so hard to rein in? Simple: The military-industrial complex profits from waste.
While Saudi Arabia and Boeing poured cash into the Clinton Foundation, Hillary Clinton's State Department approved enormous sales of Boeing fighter jets to the kingdom.
Taking the diplomatic road on Iraq and Syria would let Sanders get back to the business he started in 2002 — making space between himself and Hillary Clinton on the Middle East.
Since World War II, the United States hasn't let a day go by without a mortal enemy.
A great deal of good can happen if military contractors and militarized communities invest in new energy technology rather than Cold War weapons systems.
Can we run our economy on military spending?
William Hartung hammers Lockheed Martin and the military-industrial complex in his new book.