BlackRock and Vanguard own 26% of gun profiteer Ruger, and the company’s directors are tied to harmful industries and reactionary causes.
Warren B. Kanders and David Rubenstein are super-wealthy executives who profit off of sales of tear gas that is being used at the US-Mexico border and around the world – and they also sit on the boards of major arts and cultural institutions.
Franklin C. Miller advises Trump on his hawkish nuclear policy. But many don’t know that Miller has profited directly from the nuclear industrial complex.
The fight against the Vietnam War was one of the biggest mass movements in US history. But few people know about the crucial role that researchers played in helping organizers to build a strong movement.
Trump’s Nominee to the No. 3 Position in the Pentagon is a top Lockheed Martin executive — another victory for the military-industrial complex’s revolving door.
With rumors of Trump looking to further privatize the Afghan war, military contractors like Blackwater and Dyncorp hope to cash in.