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.
What if there’s an antiwar movement growing right under our noses and we just haven’t noticed because it doesn’t look like any antiwar movement we’ve even imagined?
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
In our time, war seemed perpetual, an economic fact: pay to build a bomb, blow it up, pay to build another bomb, repeat, repeat, repeat. We stopped asking people 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
76 Countries Are Now Involved in Washington’s War on Terror. He left Air Force Two behind and, unannounced, “shrouded in secrecy,” flew on an unmarked C-17 transport plane into Bagram … Continue reading
The Bloodless Narrative of America’s Wars Ensures their Perpetuation Sustaining America’s state of post-9/11 perpetual war requires skillful manipulation of the public at home. The key tool used for this … Continue reading