Vicious Cycle: The Pentagon Creates Tech Giants and Then Buys their Services

“These and other examples show that in addition to trying to shape the world in the interests of American elites, the Pentagon’s ulterior motive is to fund hi-tech industry to stimulate new economies. That same hi-technology, which exists in a so-called system of “free enterprise,” not only creates monopolies, it does so with taxpayer money. Spied on and manipulated by the technologies they fund, the public, as consumers, then pay for services provided by those tech giants. Talk about a vicious cycle…”

2 thoughts on “Vicious Cycle: The Pentagon Creates Tech Giants and Then Buys their Services

  1. I previously posted about the example of Amazon as so connected to government as likely to be an extension of it. Jeff Bezos was close to his grandfather who was a major figure on the government side of the military-industrial complex. It is highly unlikely that Bezos accidentally created a corporate system that has been so integral to that same corporatocratic nexus of wealth and power.

    https://benjamindavidsteele.wordpress.com/2018/10/28/plutocratic-mirage-of-self-made-billionaires/

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