Let us prey
Arundhati Roy -
Between 2001 and 2002, nine out of 30 members of the US Defence Policy Group were connected to companies that were awarded Defence contracts worth $US76 billion. Time was when weapons were manufactured in order to fight wars. Now wars are manufactured in order to sell weapons. (...)Why does it seem to take someone with literary gifts to see what journalism misses?
So, all you young management graduates don't bother with Harvard and Wharton - here's the Lazy Manager's Guide to Corporate Success: First, stock your Board with senior government servants. Next, stock the government with members of your board. Add oil and stir. (...)
We know very well who benefits from war in the age of Empire. But we must also ask ourselves honestly who benefits from peace in the age of Empire? War mongering is criminal. But talking of peace without talking of justice could easily become advocacy for a kind of capitulation. And talking of justice without unmasking the
institutions and the systems that perpetrate injustice, is beyond hypocritical.
::Peace and the New Corporate Liberation Theology.