Lockheed Martin

Mars Life

The Newest Mars Base Concept Is a Giant Igloo at the Martian North Pole

A team of scientists at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne outline plans for a nine-month surface mission to the Martian North.
Becky Ferreira

Can a Pride Be Proud with Unethical Corporate Sponsorship?

An increasing bevy of activists say they can't—a conflict that's redefining the battleground of LGBTQ rights.
Steven Blum

How to Make Millions by Selling War

The life and times of former Iraq War booster and military-industrial complex insider Bruce Jackson show how you maintain power in Washington, DC.
Ken Silverstein

The US Military Is Getting Closer to Creating Self-Guided Bullets

The ammunition is being developed for hunters, but some say it could end up on the civilian market eventually.
Mark Hay
The Wall Street Issue

Killing People Overseas Will Always Be a Growth Industry

Today, foreign policy is enacted through corporations. Tasks that once would have been the sole province of the CIA or the military are routinely contracted out to firms listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Sean McFate

Is Elon Musk Going to War with General Stanley McChrystal?

Elon Musk is currently locked in a bitter dispute with Lockheed Martin and Boeing for contracts worth billions of dollars—and now the lobbying firm tied to a notorious retired general is joining the party.
Lee Fang

Australia Will Buy Any Fighter Jets the US Tells It To

Australia’s alliance with the US is a linchpin of its defense policy. Sometimes this means spending $12 billion on sketchy fighter jets that it doesn't need.
Girard Dorney

How Much Will the Defense Industry Make from a Missile Strike Against Syria?

Even as diplomats work on a last-ditch effort to get Syria to hand over its chemical weapons to international authorities, the US gearing up to launch missiles if Obama gives the order. But just how expensive are those missiles?
Ray Downs