Daily Archives: December 10, 2012

What Should Not Be Contracted Out: A Consequentialist Perspective

[Translate] What Should Not Be Contracted Out: A Consequentialist Perspective Amos Zehavi Tel Aviv University August 19, 2012 Abstract: In what fields, if at all, is contracting out of government functions normatively impermissible? The theoretical framework proposed in this article … Continue reading

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Transparency Outsourced as U.S. Hires Vendors for Disclosure Aid

[Translate] Transparency Outsourced as U.S. Hires Vendors for Disclosure Aid By Danielle Ivory – Oct 8, 2012 8:00 PM ET The next time you submit a Freedom of Information Act request to the U.S. government, it may end up in … Continue reading

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Neoliberalism in the American military and its impact on civilians

[Translate] Neoliberalism in the American military and its impact on civilians Jennifer Mittelstadt 7 December 2012 Over the past 30 years, American culture has increasingly drawn from the military model. Now, as even military pensions and health care are outsourced … Continue reading

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Isle of Wight firm training piracy security officers

[Translate] 23 November 2012 Last updated at 01:11 ET Isle of Wight firm training piracy security officers Ex-military personnel are being trained to be maritime security officers by an Isle of Wight company. Flying Fish, in Cowes, has shifted its … Continue reading

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KBR shouldn’t be able to sue government, Oregon members of Congress tell the Pentagon

[Translate] KBR shouldn’t be able to sue government, Oregon members of Congress tell the Pentagon Published: Saturday, December 08, 2012, 1:41 PM By The Oregonian  Six Oregon members of Congress released a letter to the Pentagon Saturday urging it resist … Continue reading

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Contractors in the “War on Terror”: Enabling Global Military Deployment

[Translate] Contractors in the “War on Terror”: Enabling Global Military Deployment By Mark Erbel on August 18, 2011 When asking about the role of private contractors in the so-called “War on Terror”, one has to be careful not to fall … Continue reading

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SRS security contractor changing management

[Translate] SRS security contractor changing management By MIKE GELLATLY Posted: Friday, December 7, 2012 12:11 a.m. UPDATED: Friday, December 7, 2012 7:21 a.m. There are significant changes afoot within the parent company of Savannah River Site security contractor WSI-SR. G4S … Continue reading

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Special Operations Command Leads Propaganda Fight

[Translate] USAToday.com December 6, 2012 Special Operations Command Leads Propaganda Fight By Tom Vanden Brook, USA Today WASHINGTON — The military’s Special Operations Command has become an emerging player in the Pentagon’s propaganda efforts to confront violent extremists around the … Continue reading

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