Meet the Contractors Turning America’s Police Into a Paramilitary Force

Via: AlterNet

January 30, 2013 |

The national security state has an annual budget of around $1 trillion. Of that huge pile of money, large amounts go to private companies the federal government awards contracts to. Some, like Lockheed Martin or Boeing, are household names, but many of the contractors fly just under the public’s radar. What follows are three companies you should know about (because some of them can learn a lot about you with their spy technologies).

Read more: http://www.alternet.org/meet-contractors-turning-americas-police-paramilitary-force?paging=off

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