Wondering what the deal is with Booz Allen Hamilton, the defense contractor for which NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden worked? Well, for starters, since 2008, it’s been owned by global investment firm the…
Via TomDispatch on the staggering sum being passed from U.S. taxpayers to a handful of contracting corporations in the name of maintaining the Pentagon’s global “baseworld”: Outside the United States, the Pentagon…
Let’s get this lot out of Afghanistan – now!
Seriously, it’s time to Rethink Afghanistan.
This week, the three military contractors that do the most business with the Pentagon announced their quarterly profits for 2012.
Their profits continue to grow while they push Washington, D.C. to protect their budgets at the expense of the rest of us. Here’s the breakdown so far for this year:
This week’s announcement raises a fundamental question: Should people and companies be allowed to make huge profits from war? Even raising this question in today’s environment may seem trite, but we used to have different answers than those that prevail in modern-day Washington, D.C….