big technologies

Ex-Obama Officials Shill, and Bill, for Big Tech’s Pentagon Deals

July 27, 2018

As Google faced an internal employee revolt over its involvement in the Pentagon’s drone warfare program, the Obama-veteran firm WestExec stepped in to help. The case highlights the deep ties between the tech industry and government officials, says Yasha Levine, author of “Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet.”

America has an Industrial Policy – It’s Run by the Pentagon

June 3, 2012

TRNN Replay: Bob Pollin: We need an industrial policy aimed at jobs and a green economy, not massive public spending on the military