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Blackwater: The rise of the world's most powerful mercenary army
Blackwater Founder Remains Free and Rich While His Former Employees Go Down on Murder Charges
A federal jury in Washington, D.C., returned guilty verdicts against four Blackwater operatives charged with killing more than a dozen Iraqi civilians and wounding scores of others in Baghdad in 2007.
Columbia's Paramilitary Politics: Against The Current vol. 135
In a surprise move in the early morning of May 13th, Colombian President Álvaro Uríbe announced the extradition of fourteen top paramilitary leaders to the United States, where they are charged with c...
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.
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 ...
Strike!: The True History of Mass Insurgence from 1877 to the Present
A history-from-below that brings to light strikes as authentic revolutionary movements against the establishments of state, capital, and trade unionism.
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...
US Intimidated by Its Own Mercenaries: A Silence on Atrocities
So much for transparency, civil liberties, and prosecuting the crimes of a predecessor (the cardinal rule of presidents, at least this one, cover-up WAR CRIMES past and present, a solemn command of th...
Will ANC government ever prosecute South Africans in Israeli Army?
When South African security services prevented a Cape Town girl from boarding a plane allegedly to join ISIS, many South Africans were pleased but at the same time surprised at how swift the reaction ...
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AK Press is a worker-run collective that publishes and distributes radical books, visual and audio media, and other mind-altering material. We're small: a dozen people who work long hours for short mo...
CorpWatch provides news, analysis, research tools and action resources to respond to corporate activity around the globe and also talks with people who are directly affected by corporate abuses as wel...
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Mercenaries on the make
Iraq is now awash with unaccountable 'security contractors'
Contracted mercenaries now outnumber American troops in Iraq. These contractors are immune to prosecution for any wrongdoing in Iraq thanks to provisional laws that came into effect after the invasion...