Sunday, November 19, 2023

US Defense's Stealth Attack on America $$ don't buy security - Julian Macfarlane

When money isn't everything

In the US—and the neoliberal world generally—money is everything. But is it?

It was announced recently that the US is now the world’s second strongest military after Russia, despite spending more on “defense” by far than any other country—certainly much more than Russia..

The US just likes to throw cash at things, which benefits big companies, but doesn’t necessarily produce favorable outcomes.

And it isn’t just the defense industry….

The healthcare industry is happy.  Especially Big Pharma, which, if it didn’t actually invent COVID, rejoiced when it appeared.

But ordinary people don’t have much reason to rejoice, even before the pandemic......

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