Category Archives: War Economics

F-35 and the military industrial complex

“The Pentagon system has long been the country’s biggest welfare program, transferring massive public funds to high-tech industry on the pretext of defense and security.” —Noam Chomsky, 1996 BRAVE NEW FILMS: The Jet that Ate the Pentagon For more detailed … Continue reading

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The last gasps of the Bill of Rights, plus Ozone Widget and the Lord’s Army (Nation Defense Authorization Act)

UPDATE: Glenn Greenwald walks us through the language of the bill in crystal-clear terms, making it clear how terrible its provisions truly are: http://www.salon.com/2011/12/16/three_myths_about_the_detention_bill/singleton/ National Defense Authorization Act, Section 1031: a) military may intervene to apprehend and arrest on US … Continue reading

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How the government will spend its discretionary monies in 2012

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The Debt “Crisis” and what it means

The debt crisis is pulling me out of my hiatus. There is much to say, but here are the basics. 1. This is a false crisis. If you yell fire, people will panic and do things they otherwise would not. … Continue reading

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The war economy: ou, Pourquoi nous n’avons plus d’argent…

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