Military-Industrial Complex

The sea is full of bombs, submarines with nuclear missiles, warships, aircraft carriers. Bulk carriers transporting metal ores and chemicals which will be turned into machine guns and phosphorus grenades. Containers full of parts which can be assembled into mortars and guns for firing live ammunition at peaceful protests.

Around $3 trillion was spent on war industries in 2020.

WG Sebald argued in The Natural History of Destruction that war industries create a horrifying logic of their own. It becomes impossible to accumulate vast stocks of weapons without eventually using them.

Israeli warplanes
Aerial bombardment of Gaza, May 2021
Searching for people in the rubble, Gaza, May 2021

Dockworkers in Italy and supporters of the Palestinian people have been taking action to prevent the movement of armaments to the Israeli armed forces.

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