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Trump Administration Quietly Adds Foreign Arms Sale to List of “Essential Work”
Taylor Barnes | In These Times - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 May 2020

19 May 2020 – Buried on the 18th page of a recently updated federal government memo defining which workers are critical during the Covid-19 pandemic is a new category of essential workers: defense industry personnel employed in foreign arms sales. The original March memos made no mention of the lucrative foreign arms sales that U.S. companies make in the order of $180 billion a year.

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