Dying for an iPhone
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Dying for an iPhone

The suffering of the working class, within and outside the United States, is ignored by our corporatized media, and yet, it is one of the most important human rights issue Global capitalists have turned back the clock to the early days of the Industrial Revolution.  The working class is increasingly bereft of rights, blocked from…

A People’s Guide to the War Industry -5: Portfolio of Conflicts
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A People’s Guide to the War Industry -5: Portfolio of Conflicts

Without looking at military adventurism through the lens of the corporation, analysts are bound to produce error-filled studies. For example, one analyst contended in an interview on The Real News Network, “Military force is almost never going to achieve your political aims. The Americans learned this in Vietnam. They’re learning it in Afghanistan. They’re learning…

Eugenics, The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the Clash of Two Systems
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Eugenics, The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the Clash of Two Systems

Matt Ehret explains what caused the rise of the perversion of science known as “eugenics” as a new scientific religion in the 19th century. Today’s world is gripped between two possible futures: on the one hand, a multipolar alliance in defense of sovereign nation states has organized itself around a paradigm of long-term thinking, scientific optimism…

A People’s Guide to the War Industry -3: Bribery & Propaganda
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A People’s Guide to the War Industry -3: Bribery & Propaganda

Congress does not exercise effective oversight of the military-industrial-congressional complex. The average congressperson is clueless about the intricacies of war, espionage, and peace. The average congressperson on Armed Services or Intelligence committees is more aware, but their views are carefully circumscribed by a capitalist imperative for profit and the information that armed bureaucracies selectively divvy…

A People’s Guide to the War Industry -2: Profits & Deception
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A People’s Guide to the War Industry -2: Profits & Deception

War corporations are spread across the United States. The top war industry hubs in the U.S. are Huntsville, Alabama; greater Boston; greater Tampa, Florida; the Dallas-Fort Worth region; southern California; and the corridor stretching from northeast Virginia, through Washington, to Baltimore (consistently home to the wealthiest counties in the country). The U.S. war industry profits…