Matt Kennard

Exposing the Corporate Media's Big Racket

The following is an excerpted afterword from the new paperback edition (Zed Books, April 2016) of the book The Racket: A Rogue Reporter vs. the Masters of the Universe by Matt Kennard:

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Naval Yard Massacre Hard Reality: Two Million Returned Vets Includes Many Criminals and PTSD Sufferers

The details are gradually emerging, there is much we don't know about the navy yard shooter Aaron Alexis. Yet, the shooting rampage of the navy veteran who retained a contractor's pass to the navy yard inWashington DC has a context: a stressed and over-extended US military, exhausted by more than a decade of "war on terror" tours of duty, and a huge population of veterans who bear the mental and physical scars of their service and often struggle to reintegrate.

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