Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tag: defense secretary

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James Mattis’ unpublished testimony before a Senate panel recognizes a threat others in the administration reject or minimize.

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The Donald also rises?

For all practical purposes, right-wing populists will have taken over the world.

Personal interview: Finian Cunningham—What are the prospects for peace?

Finian Cunningham focuses on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time and the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

Overturning Roe v. Wade isn’t just about abortion

It’s also about access to family planning services, contraception, sex education and much else—all of which have also been under threat in recent years.

Plastic trash in the ocean is a global problem, and the US is the...

A study published in 2020 that concluded that the U.S. is the largest global source of plastic waste, including plastics shipped to other countries that later are mismanaged.

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."