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Defense Stocks Soar as Trump Wages War on Syria

April 17, 2018

Defense company stocks, such as those of Raytheon, Northrup Grumman, and Boeing, rose to unprecedented levels since the beginning of the year because of Tomahawk strikes on Syria and massive arms sales to the Middle East and to the Pentagon. Bill Black talks about the the companies and their profits

Real Media: Direct Action to Stop A War

April 15, 2018

Sam Walton and Rev. Dan Woodhouse tell their story of how they were acquitted after breaking into a BAE systems airbase in Lancashire to damage fighter jets destined for the Saudi-led bombardment of Yemen

NATO Exercises Encircling Russia: U.S. Might be Sleepwalking into a Doomsday Scenario

July 17, 2017
For the first time, the U.S. has deployed advanced Patriot missiles as part of military exercises in the Baltic region, escalating tensions with Russia and helping boost military industry stock prices to record highs

The Struggle for Syria

April 12, 2017
Media critic Norman Solomon says US media’s uncritical coverage of Trump’s Syria attack is typical and has its roots in ratings spikes and in economic ties to the military-industrial complex

Hedges: Jeremy Hammond Exposed State’s Plan to Criminalize Democratic Dissent

November 12, 2013

Christopher Hedges, on the sentencing of Jeremy Hammond, says there will be no free press without figures like Hammond and Manning

Arms Manufacturers Influence GCC and US Foreign Policy

April 15, 2013

Larry Wilkerson: Six big arms monopolies profit from tension and war; promote a strategic vision that favors their short term commercial interest