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The Soaring Profits of the Military Industrial Complex And the Soaring Costs of Military Casualties06.21.2014 :: United States
Introduction: There are two major beneficiaries of the two major wars launched by the US government: one domestic and one foreign. The three major domestic arms manufacturers, Lockheed Martin (LMT), Northrop Grumman (NOG) and Raytheon (RTN) have delivered record-shattering returns to their investors, CEOs and investment banks during the past decade and a half.
06.17.2014 :: Analysis
Introduction: Greece is experiencing a triple crisis which has a profound impact on the economy, society and political system. The economy has experienced a deep, prolonged depression lasting six years and continuing.
An Open Letter to the Graduates of West Point: Refuting President Obamas Lies, Omissions and Distortions06.07.2014 :: United States
Introduction: On May 2014 President Obama delivered the commencement address to the graduates of United States Military Academy at West Point. Beyond the easy banter and eulogy to past and present war heroes, Obama outlined a vision of past military successes and present policies, based on a profoundly misleading diagnosis of the current global position of the United States.
06.03.2014 :: Latin America
Introduction: For decades social critics have bemoaned the influence of sports and entertainment spectacles in distracting workers from struggling for their class interests. According to these analysts, class consciousness was replaced by mass consciousness.