America’s militarized economy by unz review published august 10, 2018 updated august 10, 2018 donald trump’s biggest success, thus far into his presidency, has been his sale of $400 billion (originally $350 billion) of us-made weapons to the saudi arabian government, which is owned by its royal family, after whom that nation is named. It’s 400 billion dollars, not 400 million dollars it is gigantic, and, by far, unprecedented in world-history the weapons that the sauds and their friends, the 7 monarchies that constitute the united arab emirates, are using right now, in order to conquer and subdue yemen, are almost entirely made in america. America has a militarized economy it also currently has the very highest percentage of its people in prison out of all of the world’s 222 countries and so certainly qualifies as a police state (which americans who are lucky enough to be not amongst the lower socio-economic classes might find to be a shocking thing to assert. This should not have anything to do with america being more militarized, but that is how our political factions are moving in our new mass-media culture.
Militarization has been used as a strategy for boosting a state's economy, by creating jobs and increasing industrial production this was part of adolf hitler's plan to revive the german economy after the devastation it suffered after the first world war social gender the military also has a role in defining gender identities.
But eisenhower’s least heeded warning — concerning the spiritual effects of permanent preparations for war — is more important now than ever our culture has militarized considerably since eisenhower’s era, and civilians, not the armed services, have been the principal cause.
Scenes from a militarized america: iowa family ‘terrorized’ warn about the dangers of police militarization, this is what we’re talking about you’ll see not one but two officers.
Just as trump articulated an “america first” approach to foreign relations that prioritized “national interest” ahead of the schemes of “globalists,” europe must identify ways to limit their dependence on the us financial system – or else indeed be reduced to de facto-vassal status to washington. The creeping militarization of american culture at the dawn of the cold war, social commentator garet garrett warned that america could not indefinitely remain a republic at home, enjoying.
Both are thoroughly unconstitutional, ahistorical, and unhealthy attitudes yet they have become common, if not dominant, attitudes in late twentieth century and early twenty-first century america and that is frightening viewing the president as the commander-in-chief of the nation is the epitome of a mentally militarized society.
Scenes from a militarized america: iowa family ‘terrorized’ that’s inexcusable most police departments do but whether or not they’re governed by a formal policy, the use of these. Iran sanctions: a reminder of how america militarized the financial system by tyler durden mon, 05/14/2018 - 22:45 0 shares department has previously interpreted to include “central banks or foreign state-owned or -controlled banks,” not just private banks countries that consider shifting their payment processing from private.