This video from the USA is about war profiteers and the Iraq war.
While George W. Bush’s war brings terrible hardship to the people of Iraq; and cripples the United States economy, and much of the world economy; not only Halliburton of Bush’s vice president Dick Cheney, but also some other US corporations profit from it.
By Margarita Windisch, in Melbourne, Australia:
On April 23, Chicago-based aerospace and military contractor Boeing reported a 38% jump in first-quarter profits for 2008, amounting to a whopping US$1.2 billion. “We’re off to a good start in what we expect to be another strong year of financial performance for Boeing”, chairperson, president and CEO Jim McNerney said.
However, while the corporate giant enjoys record profits, its Port Melbourne-based operation, Hawker de Havilland (HdH) is embroiled in a bitter industrial dispute. More than 700 workers have been on strike since April 9.
Workers win Hawker strike: here.