The Biden Family is Hardly the Only One to Profit from the Ukraine Conflict

The Biden Family is Hardly the Only One to Profit from the Ukraine Conflict

In the US, the future of the Biden administration and the President himself are at stake because of an ongoing corruption scandal that is closely linked to the war in Ukraine. The New York Times, a leading voice for Liberal America, published a rather unexpected special report, which confirmed the truth of the two-year-old leaks…

The Ukrainian Proxy War Exposes The West’s Military-Industrial Limitations

The Ukrainian Proxy War Exposes The West’s Military-Industrial Limitations

It’s a matter of military fact that the Ukrainian proxy war, which saw more third-party military-technical assistance dispatched in a larger amount and in a shorter time to one of the direct participants than in any previous conflict in history (remembering that the Lend-Lease Act didn’t scale up till after some time), has already depleted…

How Pentagon Contractors Are Cashing in on the Ukraine Crisis

How Pentagon Contractors Are Cashing in on the Ukraine Crisis

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has brought immense suffering to the people of that land, while sparking calls for increased military spending in both the United States and Europe. Though that war may prove to be a tragedy for the world, one group is already benefiting from it: U.S. arms contractors. Even before hostilities broke…

Hungry for Change? With Sixty Million Americans Going Hungry, the United States Needs to Make Peace Not War

Hungry for Change? With Sixty Million Americans Going Hungry, the United States Needs to Make Peace Not War

The United States cannot afford to maintain a war economy. Such a hyper-militarized economy is inciting dangerous tensions between nuclear powers, as well as eroding the very material foundations of American society. Food hunger in the United States has reached shocking levels with new figures showing that some 60 million Americans are in need of…

How Corporations Won the War on Terror

How Corporations Won the War on Terror

The costs and consequences of America’s twenty-first-century wars have by now been well-documented — a staggering $8 trillion in expenditures and more than 380,000 civilian deaths, as calculated by Brown University’s Costs of War project. The question of who has benefited most from such an orgy of military spending has, unfortunately, received far less attention….