Tag - militarism

Science and Technology in Brazil

On July 25, 1973, the Brazilian President General Medici approved the "Basic Plan for Scientific and Technological Development" for the period 1973/1974. According to the Minister of Planning, "the main task of the Plan (PBDCT) is to have modern science and technology serve Brazilian society, in its objectives of...

Manipulation of Men for a War Economy

The details are now well known to everyone. Government military spending is large enough so that variations in it can provide economic stabalization. (Increases in government spending usually come conveniently enough in the areas of arms, while cutbacks are made in the less profitable realm of non-destructive items...

Raytheon: The Tip of a Stolen Iceberg

The Raytheon Company is the biggest military producer in Massachusetts, and in 1969 was the 11th biggest in the nation. Raytheon is also the largest employer in the state. Early last year the company employed over thirty thousand in the greater Boston area alone. Raytheon does much more military work in Massachusetts...

Who Are the Mad Bombers?

This chart is a sample of contracts for incendiary munitions awarded between July 1, 1968 and June 30, 1970. For a more complete listing of contracts, see the chart of incendiary munitions in the first edition of the NARMIC pamphlet "Local Action/Research Guide No. 1; Weapons for Counterinsurgency;...