Category Archives: Military Industrial Complex Revisited

October 28, 2015, GOP Debate: “Your money, their DoD”

by Joe Scarry Tonight’s GOP debate is entitled “Your money, your vote.” It should be called “Your money, their DoD” (as in “Department of Defense”). (Of course, you won’t hear a peep from any of the contenders about military spending.) … Continue reading

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Ralph Nader on Left/Right Coalitions Against the Empire

Tommy Raskin interviews Ralph Nader about American militarism and antiwar politics. The Center for Study of Responsive Law created this video in affiliation with the Amherst Political Union.

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An Open Letter to Congressman Mike Quigley: Can We Reduce (or Eliminate) the Nuclear Threat?

by Joe Scarry Dear Congressman Quigley, Another year begins: what should the People’s highest priority be in 2015? My sister spoke at Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ at an event sponsored by Chicago Area Peace Action this past Sunday … Continue reading

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BOEING: “Breaking Up Is (Is Not) Hard to Do”

By Joe Scarry, via Scarry Thoughts When I lived in Philadelphia in the ’80s, there were two related events in the business world that made me sit up and take notice. The first was the acquisition of a venerable Philadelphia … Continue reading

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War Is the Disease of the Country

“War is the health of the state,” wrote Randolph Bourne, a maxim with which all anti-warriors are quite familiar. Conversely, war is the disease of the country. Yesterday, President Obama gave a speech at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management … Continue reading

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Smedley Butler and the racket that is war

Guest Column by Sheldon Richman originally published at the Future of Freedom Foundation From 1898 to 1931, Smedley Darlington Butler was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps. By the time he retired he had achieved what was then the … Continue reading

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Western Intellectuals Will Never Call for Prosecution of Their Own

by jay janson Knowledgeable and internationally aware people within Majority Mankind (the six billion Earthlings who live in the plundered Third World), have long had enough of the high-flown but meaningless erudite reporting of apathetic First World intellectuals dispassionately chronicling … Continue reading

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