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Why Jeh Johnson would be a better defense secretary than Michèle...

The dilemma facing Joe Biden: As he chooses between three bad options for Secretary of Defense, CODEPINK thinks Jeh Johnson is the least dangerous candidate.

Rejecting Michèle Flournoy, progressives demand Biden pick Pentagon chief ‘untethered’ from...

"The power progressives hold must be wielded now before it's too late, before Flournoy is crowned and the U.S. slips further into decline..."

Secretary of Defense opposes invoking Insurrection Act, a rebuke to President...

"The option to use active-duty forces in a law enforcement role should only be used as a matter of last resort, and only in the most urgent and dire of situations—we are not in one of those situations now."

Trump’s defense secretary cites climate change as national security challenge

James Mattis’ unpublished testimony before a Senate panel recognizes a threat others in the administration reject or minimize.

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New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.

Democrats challenge Biden administration: Are US weapons used by Israel in accordance with international...

This inquiry, led by Texas Representatives Veronica Escobar and Joaquin Castro, targets the very heart of America's foreign arms policies and its ethical implications.

New study reveals microplastics’ alarming journey from everyday items to human organs

The extensive reach of these particles beyond the gut and into critical body tissues, raises significant concerns particularly for the most vulnerable: Our children.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.