Companies Profiting The Most From War: 24/7 Wall St. By davidswanson - Posted on 04 March 2012 HuffingtonPost Global sales of arms and military services by the 100 largest defense contractors increased in 2010 to $411.1 billion, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. The increase reflects a decade-long trend of growing [...]
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Pentagon Requests Mightier Bomb to Attack Iran The 30,000-pound bunker-busters are designed to penetrate Iran’s underground nuclear facilities by John Glaser, January 28, 2012 | Print This | Share This | Antiwar Forum The Pentagon has decided that its largest conventional bomb isn’t capable of destroying Iran’s underground nuclear enrichment facilities and has ordered efforts to make it more powerful. The 30,000-pound [...]
America at stall speed? The longer politicians argue about how to solve the economic crisis, the smaller the chance of recovery becomes.
Without quick strategic action to restart the economy, the unemployment crisis will deepen [GALLO/GETTY] Judging from the skittishness of both markets and “consensus expectations”, the United States’ economic prospects are confusing. One day, the country is on the brink of a double-dip recession; the next, it is on the verge of a turbo-charged recovery, powered [...]
Supercommittee Co-Chair Patty Murray Accepts Award from Defense Industry As She Mulls Cuts To Pentagon Budget
Supercommittee Co-Chair Patty Murray Accepts Award from Defense Industry As She Mulls Cuts To Pentagon Budget Photo Credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images Why won’t the mainstream media or supercommittee member Patty Murray talk about her award from the defense industry? October 5, 2011 | When Senator John Kyl, a Republican member of the “supercommittee” charged with [...]
FedEx and Pepsi Are Top Defense Contractors? 5 Corporate Brands Making a Killing on America’s Wars Photo Credit: israelavila via flickr Learn which “civilian” companies are making big bucks on today’s wars. September 3, 2011 | LIKE THIS ARTICLE ? Join our mailing list: Sign up to stay up to date on the [...]