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THE ECONOMICS OF THE WILL TO FIGHT: PUBLIC CHOICE IN THE USE OF PRIVATE CONTRACTORS IN IRAQ

THE ECONOMICS OF THE WILL TO FIGHT: PUBLIC CHOICE IN THE USE OF PRIVATE CONTRACTORS IN IRAQ 2014 / 2015 Cumberland Law Review 45 Cumb. L. Rev. 1 Author Robert Bejesky* Excerpt Introduction  Private military contractors (PMCs) – “businesses that … Continue reading

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Offshoring the Army: Migrant Workers and the US Military

Offshoring the Army: Migrant Workers and the US Military

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How the Government Outsourced Intelligence to Silicon Valley

How the Government Outsourced Intelligence to Silicon Valley Wed, 3/4/2015 – by Robert Scheer This article originally appeared on Truthdig The following is an excerpt from “They Know Everything About You: How Data-Collecting Corporations and Snooping Government Agencies Are Destroying … Continue reading

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Modern Mercenaries: Unaccountable Opportunists or Tools for the Public Good?

Modern Mercenaries: Unaccountable Opportunists or Tools for the Public Good? William Rosenau March 4, 2015 · in Book Reviews Sean McFate, The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What they Mean for World Order (Oxford University Press, 2014) On September 16, … Continue reading

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Private Police: Mercenaries For The American Police State

Private Police: Mercenaries For The American Police State Talk about a diabolical end run around the Constitution. John W. Whitehead — March 4, 2015 “Corporate America is using police forces as their mercenaries.”—Ray Lewis, Retired Philadelphia Police Captain It’s one … Continue reading

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The Perils of Privatization

The Perils of Privatization Ann Hagedorn March 3, 2015 When a public function is privatized, the result is a muddled middle ground. This article appears as part of a special report, “What the Free Market Can’t Do,” in the Winter … Continue reading

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Civilian Expeditionary Workforce, chance of a lifetime, lifetime of chance

Civilian Expeditionary Workforce, chance of a lifetime, lifetime of chance February 27, 2015 10:19 AM MST Civilian Expeditionary Workforce, chance of a lifetime, lifetime of chance Photoblog.com   This morning the Belvoir Eagle published a plea from CENTCOM looking for … Continue reading

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US Sells Prisoners to the Highest Bidders

US Sells Prisoners to the Highest Bidders By Mary Turck, Al Jazeera America 01 March 15 Willacy strike highlights larger problems within the prison-industrial complex n Feb. 20 prisoners at the Willacy County Correctional Center refused to work and eat … Continue reading

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Private Prison Companies Foresee Increased Profits as Ruling Limits Immigrant Detentions

Private Prison Companies Foresee Increased Profits as Ruling Limits Immigrant Detentions Saturday, 28 February 2015 10:40 By Candice Bernd, Truthout | Report Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and GEO Group, which have profited heavily from contracts with Immigration and Customs … Continue reading

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Book talk by Sean McFate, Part 2

Book talk by Sean McFate, Part 2 Book talk by Sean McFate, author of The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order

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