"In modern war... you will die like a dog for no good reason."
- Ernest Hemingway
Animated film excerpt: Nation-Z, a democracy in name only, programs the public to live in fear and to accept the intolerable security measures it imposes.
Shocks and Disaster Capitalism
The author of "The Shock Doctrine" explores how security-oriented corporations help drive an endless war against an undefined evil.
The Pentagon's Revolving Door
The corporate security industry uses high-ranking ex-military 'cheerleaders for war' in producing lucrative U.S. policy and propaganda.
Corporatism is the anti-democratic merging of big government with the world of business, in which politicians profit personally from their policy decisions.
U.S. Covert "Dirty Wars"
Covert warfare being waged is more calculated, more ruthless and much bloodier than "conventional" warfare [trailer for feature film, Dirty Wars].
The covert warfare that is integral to U.S. empire-building is geographically centralized outside of Washington DC:
Covert Capital: Landscapes of Denial and the Making of U.S. Empire in the Suburbs of Northern Virginia, by Andrew Friedman.