Tag Archives: Raytheon

Death, Misery and Bloodshed in Yemen, by Kathy Kelly

“It took five days to remove all the bodies impaled on metalwork ripped from the walls in the blasts,”

How to Dismantle the Absurd Profitability of Nuclear Weapons

Nuclear weapons are more than just a terrifying threat to every living thing on earth. They’re also a terrific way to make money.

See Which Companies Make Billions from Selling Weapons Around the World

Private companies building and selling guns is not the same thing as the government encouraging their use in other nations’ war zones, but President Eisenhower’s prescient warning is great food for thought.

Washington Post Keeps Running Op-Eds by Lobbyists Pushing Their Clients’ Weapons

Weapons manufacturers Lockheed Martin and Raytheon were promoted, with articles naming North Korea as a particular threat and reason to augment weapons systems.

Polly Mann | Top of the Charts

How have the five largest U.S. defense firms fared over the past five years? Their stock is up an average of 220 percent.

Days Before Runaway Military Blimp, Another Blimp Accident in Kabul Killed Five

The runaway military surveillance blimp that came loose from an Army base in Maryland on Wednesday dragged its torn tether through power lines in two Pennsylvania counties before crashing into the woods. But at least no one died.

Lobbying: Statistics and Trends, especially Defense

Center for Responsive Politics  OpenSecrets.org Editor’s Note: A good website to know about.  A lot of data on lobbying available.   Lobbying Database   In addition to campaign contributions to elected officials and candidates, companies, labor unions, and other organizations spend billions of dollars each year to lobby Congress and federal agencies. Some special interests […]

Video> The Sorrows of Empire – Chalmers Johnson

Uploaded by talkingsticktv on Aug 21, 2006 Segment of interview with Chalmers Johnson author of “The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy and the End of the Republic” Watch the full interview at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDDkNixytd0 WAMMToday is now on Facebook! Check the WAMMToday page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. You may also subscribe to WAMMToday from […]