Posts Tagged ‘profiteers’

Wine merchants or war crimes profiteers?

The import and sale of Israeli wines across Canada is a microcosm of how apartheid maintains “business as usual.” Source

Congressional Amendment Opens Floodgates for War Profiteers and a Major Ground War on Russia

If the powerful leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senators Jack Reed (D) and Jim Inhofe (R), have their way, Congress will soon invoke wartime emergency powers to build up even greater stockpiles of Pentagon weapons. The amendment is supposedly designed to facilitate replenishing the weapons the United States has sent to Ukraine, but […]

Protecting Medicare For Seniors; Fighting Against Wall Street PROFITEERS!


Fighting The Inflation Profiteers

Above photo: President Biden delivering remarks on the economy on Tuesday. Evan Vucci/AP News. Companies are raising prices well above increases in their costs. The only antidote is to finally take action against corporate power. In a time of high inflation, you hear a lot about companies “passing costs” on to customers. In order for […]

Who Are The Ultimate War Profiteers?

Above photo: BlackRock offices on “the street.” A U.S. Air Force Veteran Removes the Veil. While war corporations, or so-called “defense contractors,” make billions in profits, Wall Street is the ultimate beneficiary of today’s nonstop wars. The prosaic nature of war profiteering—far from the work of a shadowy cabal—is precisely why the collusion is so destructive […]

Some liberals and arms-control experts are cheering for war profiteers to be in Biden’s cabinet

No matter who ends up winning Senate confirmation for top positions on President Biden’s “national security” team, an ominous dynamic is already underway. Some foreign-policy specialists with progressive reputations are voicing support and evasive praise for prospective Cabinet members — as though spinning through revolving doors to broker lucrative Pentagon contracts is not a conflict […]

UN holds back names of Israel settlement profiteers

Ali Abunimah Rights and Accountability 31 January 2018 Israeli media say a UN database of firms involved in Israeli settlements was held back due to US and Israeli pressure, but the UN human rights office says names of the companies will be published. Mahfouz Abu Turk APA images The United Nations human rights office had […]

UN must not cave in to Israeli pressure to bury database of settlement profiteers

Adri Nieuwhof Rights and Accountability 29 November 2017 Volvo trucks used by Elidori Green, an Israeli company that runs a waste dump in the occupied West Bank to service settlements built on Palestinian land in violation of international law. (via Facebook) Israeli officials are reportedly doing everything they can to prevent the publication of a […]

UN must name and shame settlement profiteers

Adri Nieuwhof Rights and Accountability 29 August 2017 Israel and the US are trying to prevent the United Nations from publishing a database of firms which abet war crimes in the occupied West Bank. (The White House/Flickr) It is vital that a planned United Nations database of companies doing business in Israel’s illegal settlements is […]

100 Sheroes Just Posed Nude At The Republican National Convention

Print Friendly Above Photo: LINDSEY BYRNES The photography project was a peaceful protest against the hateful, anti-woman rhetoric present in the Republican Party. Warning: This piece contains nudity and may be inappropriate for work environments. LINDSEY BYRNES On July 17, 2016, in the midst of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, 100 women joined forces and got naked. […]

Washington Obsessed With Punishing Secrecy-Until Hillary Clinton

Secrecy is a virtual religion in Washington. Those who violate its dogma have been punished in the harshest and most excessive manner – at least when they possess little political power or influence. As has been widely noted, the Obama administration has prosecuted more leakers under the 1917 Espionage Act than all prior administrations combined. Secrecy in DC is […]

Ford’s Jewish Critique Was Largely Accurate

Contract With Atrocity: Flying With the Torture Profiteers

CHRIS FLOYDEmpire Burlesque Friday, September 2, 2011 “Up over my head, nothing but clouds of blood” — Bob Dylan, “Cold Irons Bound” Here’s a story where it all comes together, where the guiding ethos of the age is exposed: torture turned to private profit, state terror as a business deal. The Guardian reports on a […]

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