Corporate Armies

March 27, 2017 / International Business Times
Matt Kennard
The British Home Office outsources its migrant prisons to private companies and they are nearly completely opaque to outsiders.
January 27, 2017 / In These Times
Matt Kennard
In the fanfare around the peace deal signed by the Colombian state and the FARC guerillas, the role of multinational corporations in the violence was largely ignored.
January 10, 2017 / The Guardian
Matt Kennard
With the SAS based nearby, this picturesque city has a long military history. Now Hereford is formalizing its place as a center for a controversial industry which boomed during the ‘war on terror'.
December 28, 2016 / The Electronic Intifada
Matt Kennard
The Israeli arms industry is still marketing weapons used in Gaza and the West Bank as "battle-proven" and using the Palestinian territories as a "laboratory" to try them out.
November 1, 2016 /
Tom Hundley
This week, an investigation into the privatization of government armies in Palestinian territories, a glimpse of life in North Korea, and our video "Facing Risk" highlights the dangers of freelance journalism.
November 1, 2016 / The Guardian
Claire Provost
Home to the scientists who built the nuclear bomb, the company town of Los Alamos, New Mexico is today one of the richest in the country—even as toxic waste threatens its residents and neighbouring Española struggles with poverty.
October 27, 2016 / The Nation
Matt Kennard
By privatizing the occupation of Palestine, Israel has enriched the security industry and allowed the country to evade accountability for human rights violations.
October 10, 2016 / Open Democracy
Matt Kennard
Colombians rejected the government’s peace deal with the FARC. But what, exactly, would peace have signified in a country which continues to suffer extreme levels of inequality?
September 7, 2016 / The Guardian
Claire Provost
Ventimiglia is feeling the impact of heavier French border controls and deterrent measures, but the tension masks a wider humanitarian issue.