Reflections on gargantuan levels of military spending, pseudo “efficiency”-minded corporate outsourcing and an ill-fated obsession with American exceptionalism.
It used to be said that beggars can’t be choosers. That obviously no longer applies in the United States of today. Corporations set the terms of their bailouts.
How many of the top 500 U.S. companies generated $10 billion or more in profits in 2012?
What explains booming U.S. global earnings in the face of America’s battered world image?