Tagged: merchants of death

Blood Money Rules

Blood Money Rules

  You may be wondering why so many American politicians¬†seem always eager to promote war. And I think a new report, by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, might provide the answer. The report...

One Industry Doing Well – Building Weapons of War

One Industry Doing Well – Building Weapons of War

I doubt this is what the Founding Fathers had in mind. From what I know of American history, they thought they were founding a peaceful nation, one that would wage war only if attacked,...

Reining in the Merchants of Death May Curb The Appetite for War

Reining in the Merchants of Death May Curb The Appetite for War

“The days of giving defense contractors a blank check are over.” That proclamation by President Barack Obama could herald a new day for a dark and bloody industry. If you investigate the causes of...

Invisibly, the Merchants of Death Manipulate Our World

Invisibly, the Merchants of Death Manipulate Our World

Back in 1934, the year I was born, an American book called “The Merchants of Death: A Study of the International Arms Industry” caused quite a stir. Written by H.C. Engelbrecht and F.C. Hanighen,...