Financialization & Militarism

Financialization and Militarism explores the intersection of the financialization of the global economy and the militarization of production.

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Shana Marshall
Firat Demir

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The Defense Industry's Role in Militarizing US Foreign Policy

How the defense industry's endless quest for profit is a direct diver of endless warfare and militarization.

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A Not-So Modest Proposal to Nationalize the Defense Industry

A case for a decentralized US defense industry as a means to democratize foreign policy.

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Conflict Economies in Syria: Roots, Dynamics, & Pathways for Change

Bassam Haddad, Co-Editor of Jadaliyya, Interviews Omar Dahi and Rabie Nasser on the recently released report: “Roots, Dynamics, and Pathways for Change.” The paper is part of a series of on Development Policy Dialogue initiative and can be downloaded in full on SCPR’s website, both in English and Arabic.

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Dr. Shana Marshall explains Financialization and Militarization

Dr. Shana Marshall explains the Financialization and Militarization research track of Security in Context

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Security Climate Change

Does the United States military see climate change as an immanent threat? This podcast presents a critical discussion of US military plans for climate change featuring Michael Klare, Betsy Hartmann, and Anne Hendrixson. Hosted by Omar Dahi.

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Forum Arms Trade

The Military Industrial Complex and the Middle East: A mutual extortion racket? Jodi Vittori, Samer Abboud, and Omar Dahi discuss different aspects of US foreign policy in the Middle East. Hosted by Clare O'Brien.

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UPCOMing Events & Programming

Book Panel February 18th: Inter-imperiality by Laura Doyle

February 19, 2021

Please join us for a panel to discuss "Inter-imperality: Vying Empires, Gendered Labor, and the Literary Arts of Alliance" with author Laura Doyle, Kate Bedford, & Scarlett Cornelissen & moderated by Mark Laffey.

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