Posts Tagged: Military Contractors
No secretary of defense in recent memory has had such a long career in the arms industry and so little experience in government or the military.
Our leading weapons dealers have developed a business model that feeds on war, terrorism, chaos, political instability, and human rights violations.
This year, average taxpayers paid twice as much to corporate military contractors than on caring for all veterans combined.
The U.S. has taken aim at China and Russia for at least the last four administrations. Now, higher ups on all sides are warning of heightened tensions and war.
Under-reported stories from around the world on the military industrial complex, the global class war, and doomsday.
Half of Pentagon spending goes to contractors, the military budget is set to skyrocket, and the Trump administration is peddling arms all over the world.
If any other public agency had blown hundreds of billions of dollars, Congress would hold hearings. If it's the Pentagon, it gets $80 billion more.
The billionaires who backed Trump are making out a lot better than Putin.
Trump's version of making up with Muslims apparently involves selling $110 billion worth of arms to the most reactionary Muslim country on the planet.
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.