Mandy Smithberger: How The Military-Industrial Complex Gets Away With Murder in Contract After Contract
Washington has already spent at least $2 trillion on its war in Afghanistan alone, and the corruption, waste, and failure associated with those expenditures was (or at least should have been) mindboggling.
We believe in wars. We may no longer believe in formal declarations of war (not since December 1941 has Congress made one in our name), but that sure hasn’t stopped us from waging them.
“We have witnessed first-hand how quickly disputes can spiral out of control.”
If instead of waging wars, we spent money on education, alternative fuels and infrastructure, we would create millions more jobs. The first week after the announcement of the arrests of … Continue reading
15 years after the invasion of Iraq, what are the costs? . Anti-war protesters gather in London at the start of a demonstration against war on Iraq, February 15, 2003. … Continue reading