Blood money - Page 2

Three movies explore why the US is broke
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But the booming $1 billion-a-year industry of private military companies (PMCs) doesn't operate under any strict guidelines.

We've already outsourced the running of many prisons and schools to private concerns. When war itself is a for-hire endeavor — and a hot job market, since PMC employees' salaries dwarf those of actual soldiers — is there any doubt left that we're fighting for venture capitalism, not democracy? *

AN UNREASONABLE MAN

www.anunreasonableman.com

MAXED OUT

www.maxedoutmovie.com

SHADOW COMPANY

www.shadowcompanythemovie.com

All three films open Fri/9 at Bay Area theaters

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