Jeremy Scahill – Blackwater:The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army

Author Jeremy Scahill speaks in Chicago at “Socialism 2007: Socialism for the 21st Century” In his landmark book “Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army” Scahill details the Bush administration’s accelerated program to privatize the US military through the use of a ‘shadow army’ of mercenaries in Iraq and else where, most notably New Orleans after the devastation of hurricane Katrina. Filmed by Paul Hubbard June 16, 2007. Length: 47:23

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