Tag Archives: Militarism

The Pentagon Budget as Corporate Welfare for Weapons Makers

By William Hartung (with introduction by TomDispatch) Source: TomDispatch.com What company gets the most money from the U.S. government? The answer: the weapons maker Lockheed Martin. As the Washington Post recently reported, of its $51 billion in sales in 2017, … Continue reading

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Is the U.S. Government Evil? You Tell Me

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “The greatest evil is not now done … in concentration camps and labour camps. In those we see its final result. But it is conceived and ordered (moved, seconded, carried, and minuted) … Continue reading

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US Collapse – the Spectacle of Our Time

By Finnian Cunningham Source: Axis of Logic May you live in interesting times, goes the Chinese proverb. Few can doubt that we are indeed living in such an interesting time. Big changes are afoot in the world, it seems. None … Continue reading

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America’s ‘Unlimited Imperialists’

  By Francis Boyle Source: Consortium News Historically the latest eruption of American militarism in the 21st Century is akin to that of America opening the 20th Century by means of the U.S.-instigated Spanish-American War in 1898. The then Republican … Continue reading

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The ‘Values,’ ‘Vision,’ and ‘Democracy’ of an Inauthentic Opposition

Average Americans, whose economic survival is threatened, have no political party to represent them, including deceptive Democrats who claim to be their champions and blame others when their deception fails, says Paul Street. By Paul Street Source: Consortium News Never … Continue reading

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The Fall of the American Empire

By W.J. Astore Source: Bracing Views Why do empires fall?  Sometimes, it’s easy to identify a cause.  Whether led by the Kaiser or by Hitler, Germany’s Second and Third Empires were destroyed by world wars.  Germany’s ambition was simply too … Continue reading

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America’s Enemies, Who’s On the List?

Prospects and Perspectives By Prof. James Petras Source: Global Research For almost 2 decades, the US pursued a list of ‘enemy countries’ to confront, attack, weaken and overthrow.  This imperial quest to overthrow ‘enemy countries’ operated at various levels of … Continue reading

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The Military Industrial Complex Strikes Again: War Spending Will Bankrupt America

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “Why throw money at defense when everything is falling down around us? Do we need to spend more money on our military (about $600 billion this year) than the next seven countries … Continue reading

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