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A sign placed by an activist, comments on how Lockheed Martin’s profits are derived from killings.

How the U.S. Government is controlled by its armaments firms

Unlike corporations that sell to consumers, Lockheed Martin and the other top contractors to the U.S. Government are highly if not totally dependent upon sales to governments, for their profits, especially sales to their own government, which they control — they control their home market, which is the U.S. Government, and they use it  (their government) to sell to its[Read More…]

by 08/06/2022 Comments are Disabled World
Arms Sales: What We Know About Bombs Being Dropped in Our Name

Arms Sales: What We Know About Bombs Being Dropped in Our Name

At some point before the summer of 2018, an arms deal from the US to Saudi Arabia was sealed and delivered. A 227kg laser-guided bomb made by Lockheed Martin, one of many thousands, was part of that sale. On August 9th, 2018 one of those Lockheed Martin bombs was dropped on a school bus full of Yemeni children. They were[Read More…]

by 09/06/2021 Comments are Disabled Imperialism
There’s No Business Like The Arms Business

There’s No Business Like The Arms Business

When American firms dominate a global market worth more than $70 billion a year, you’d expect to hear about it.  Not so with the global arms trade.  It’s good for one or two stories a year in the mainstream media, usually when the annual statistics on the state of the business come out. It’s not that no one writes about[Read More…]

by 26/07/2016 1 comment Imperialism