It began more than two decades ago. On September 20, 2001, President George W. Bush declared a “war on terror” and told a joint...
"Military spending involves a massive redistribution of wealth from the public to private sector."
The Washington money pit...
“Why is there more money for the military-industrial complex… at the same time the U.S. is refusing to spend the $25 billion needed to make enough additional vaccines to vaccinate the world?”
Washington is a criminal regime as its illegal wars and deliberate mass murder demonstrate beyond any doubt.
Subsidizing militarism in search of monsters overseas seems more and more like the American way. With the new focus on near peer competitors like Russia and China, the dangers are only growing.
Overall, military spending accounts for about half of the federal government’s total discretionary spending -- while programs for helping instead of killing are on short rations for local, state and national government agencies.
We want a serious change in our federal spending priorities away from destruction to actual human needs.
Despite the Pentagon’s highly codified system for examining civilian casualties, pledges of transparency and accountability have given way to opacity and impunity.
Here's what Washington, Moscow, and Kyiv can do to avoid the next world war.