“A fierce debate has erupted in Silicon Valley over whether large technology companies [...] should join forces with the United States military.”

A brief history of Napalm


Mon, Mar 4th, 2019 08:51 by capnasty NEWS

Albeit a military contract may look profitable to tech giants, the New York Times warns what happened to Dow Chemical when it created napalm.

Dow was not known as a defense contractor — in fact, until its Pentagon contract, the business was best known for making industrial chemicals and household plastics like Saran Wrap.

But over the next few years, as Americans began seeing gruesome images of South Vietnamese children with horrific napalm burns, the antiwar movement set its sights on the company.



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