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Contractors: The Pentagon Isn't a Jobs Program

Ben Freeman | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics
Ben Freeman

Cutting waste at the Pentagon and strengthening our economic security will strengthen our national security. Congress can avoid sequestration's meat-cleaver approach, and instead use a scalpel to make strategic cuts.

Mark Gongloff

In Defense Of Tax Perks | Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.07.2012 | Business

There's probably no group of companies more alarmed about going over the "fiscal cliff" of tax increases and spending cuts due to take effect next mon...

This Could Cost Small Businesses Nearly 1 Million Jobs

Reuters | Andrea Shalal-Esa | Posted 11.20.2012 | Small Business

(Reuters) - Small businesses in the United States could lose nearly 1 million jobs in 2013 if lawmakers do not avert $1.2 trillion in across-the-board...

After the Deficit Committee, A New Propaganda Push From the War Profiteers

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

We've got to push back with the truth: military spending costs jobs compared to other ways of spending the money.

The Only Job a War Industry CEO Cares About: His Own

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

CEOs of the biggest military contracting corporations published a report today that has absolutely no use in predicting the actual economic effects of cuts to the military budget.

The War Industry: Bad Job Creators, Bad Bosses, Bad Stewards of Tax Dollars

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 11.13.2011 | Business
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

As budget cuts come to the fore, military contractors will undoubtedly try to obscure the fact that every $1 billion of military spending costs anywhere between 3,200 and 11,700 jobs or more when compared to other ways of spending the money.

Dan Froomkin

Military Spending Costs Jobs, Doesn't Create Them, Anti-War Group Says | Dan Froomkin | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

The nation's biggest military contractors are descending on Capitol Hill this week to lobby against potential defense spending cuts they warn would pr...

Dan Froomkin

As Defense Industry Girds For Battle, Rhetoric Overshoots Reality | Dan Froomkin | Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics

Facing the possibility of actual defense spending cuts for the first time since the end of the Cold War, the nation's biggest defense contractors have...

John Douglass Runs for Congress

Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics

By Colin Clark Editor, AOL Defense Washington: John Douglass, the former head of America’s top defense lobby, will run for Congress in the Virgi...