Private Security Firms
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Extraordinary Violence at 500 Pearl Street: The Sentencing of Jeremy Hammond
On Friday, November 15, 2013, extreme violence with malicious intent was meted out by Federal District Court Judge Loretta Preska in the sentencing phase of 28 year old hacktivist Jeremy Hammond befor...
G4S To End Israel Prison Contracts Following Protests
G4S, the Anglo-Danish security contractor, has agreed to withdraw from prison work in Israel after activists disrupted the company annual general meeting for the second year in a row. The company is a...
The Myth of the Good Corporate Citizen: Democracy Under the Rule of Big Business
Dobbin argues that transnational corporations (TNG's) have power over every nation's government; they are not the good citizens they claim to be.
Neo-liberalism and the ongoing economic assault on ordinary Canadians
Two recent stories out of Ottawa underline the ongoing political and economic assault on ordinary Canadians. More Canadians are now working for low wages than at any time in decades, continuing a tren...
Secret Armies, Shadow Wars, Silent Unaccountability
Foster, Gregory D.
We live today in an era of postmodern war. It's a two-front war -- the first being the virtual front of threats, posturing, and arms buildups we persist in waging, Cold War-style, against state-based ...
Twenty-First-Century Fascism: Private Military Companies in Service to the Transnational Capitalist Class
Globalization of trade and central banking have propelled private corporations to positions of power and control never before seen in human history. Under advanced capitalism, the structural demands f...
The Olympics will see the UK's biggest mobilisation of security forces since the second world war
The projected expense of security at the upcoming London Olympic Games is $867m -- part of the booming 'security industry'.