Ken Silverstein is a free-lance "Washington, D.C.-based writer and a contributing editor to Harper's magazine."
"Prior to launching CounterPunch in December of '93, Ken Silverstein worked for almost five years as a correspondent for the Associated Press based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is the co-author, with Emir Sader, of Without Fear of Being Happy: Lula, the Workers Party and Brazil (Verso).
"Mr. Silverstein has also freelanced for numerous publications including, The Nation, American Journalism Review, The Washington Monthly, Harper's, Interview, In These Times, and the New Statesman."
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- mental health care
- Military-industrial complex
- nuclear weapons
- oil industry
- Prison-industrial complex
- Private Military Corporations
- revolution in military affairs
- World Bank
Books by Ken Silverstein
Articles by Ken Silverstein
- The Nation.
- Featurewell.com (6 articles).
- The American Prospect.
- America's Private Gulag, MediaMuscleStudies, 1997.
- Gilding the World Bank, The Nation, March 10, 1997.
- The Radioactive Boy Scout. When a teenager attempts to build a breeder reactor, Harper's, May 1997.
- Corporate Enemies, Corporate Friends. Did Food Industry "Put Out the Money" for Attacks on Nutritionists?, EXTRA (FAIR), May 1997.
- Privatizing War. How affairs of state are outsourced to corporations beyond public control, The American Prospect, July 28, 1997.
- Dim and Dimmer, The Progressive, March 1998.
- Prozac.org. An influential mental health nonprofit finds its 'grassroots' watered by pharmaceutical millions, Mother Jones, November/December 1999.
- Ford and the Führer. New Documents Reveal the Close Ties Between Dearborn and the Naz, The Nation, January 6, 2000.
- "Watchdog" Paid by Tobacco Cartel, AlterNet, April 26, 2000.
- Gore's Oil Money, The Nation, May 23, 2000.
- Blasts from the past. The weaponry the Taliban could turn on us may be our own, the relics of a $7 billion Cold War campaign, Salon, September 22, 2001.
- Stingers, Stingers, Who's Got the Stingers? We gave them to the mujahideen. We sold them to our allies. Will they end up biting us back?, Slate, October 2, 2001.
- Saudis and Americans: Friends in Need, The Nation, November 15, 2001.
- Comrades in Arms. Meet the former Soviet mobsters who sell terrorists their guns, Washington Monthly, January/February 2002.
- U.S. Oil Politics in the 'Kuwait of Africa', The Nation, April 4, 2002.
- Putting a Happy Face on Angola. It's all in a lobbyist's day, Slate, May 1, 2002.
- No War for Oil! Is the United States really after Afghanistan's resources? Not a chance, The American Prospect, July 22, 2002.
- Police Academy in the Alps, The Nation, September 19, 2002.
- AIDS Could Follow African Pipeline, Los Angeles Times, June 18, 2003.