The Jaded Prole

A Progressive Worker's Perspective on the political and cultural events of our time.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Military Madness has Killed Our Country

A perverted, inverted form of Socialism known as Military Keynesianism - a reliance on government investment in militarism and the arms industry to keep our economy afloat, has now reached it's inescapable conclusion. trying to maintain annual military budget of over a trillion dollars has required borrowing on a massive scale. We have become an unstable debtor nation whose national gross product is weaponry -- much of which is unusable. What has been neglected is the basic domestic infrastructure on which a functional nation depends.

In an excellent article Chalmers Johnson explains why we are in the economic mess we are in.


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