Monday, October 3, 2022

Tag: department of defense

How awesome is ‘awesome’?

Will the U.S. military under Lloyd Austin's leadership recover its long-lost awesomeness?

GAO report finds DOD fails to combat waste and fraud

The report noted that the DOD has been susceptible to multiple forms of fraud schemes, including fraudulent bid submissions, counterfeit parts, billing for work not performed, and disguising conflicts of interest.

Trump threatens to veto first-ever congressional action on “forever chemicals”

A handful of multibillion-dollar chemical companies have waged war on our bodies and our environment for nearly 70 years without our knowledge...

The Defense Department is worried about climate change – and also...

Yet with few exceptions, the U.S. military’s significant contribution to climate change has received little attention.

How the Pentagon took ownership of Donald Trump

The Pentagon will never be forced to make significant reforms until Americans stop believing in (and consenting to) its comforting lies.

New Congressional report issued by Pentagon warns against climate change, calls...

"The effects of a changing climate are a national security issue with potential impacts to Department of Defense (DoD or the Department) missions, operational plans, and installations."

The Fog of Intelligence

It seems the national security state and the military have created an un-intelligence system. Tom Engelhardt discusses how the U.S. has been eternally “caught off guard” in the Greater Middle East.

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Low-paid workers are unionizing. Corporations are spending a ton to stop them.

A record number of workers are trying to form labor unions, a Center for Public Integrity analysis shows. Corporate America is alarmed.

Italy’s far right rode inequality to victory — but has no answers for it

A let-the-rich-be government has opened the doors to the smiling heirs of Italy’s neofascist factions.

Prospects for a republic beset with disunity 

A republic needs endless work/ Or insurgent forces go berserk.
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This one thing made Alex Jones stop lying 

It turns out there actually might be a way to stop the constant stream of lies coming from the right-wing media. Sue. Them.

Texas the biggest culprit in toxic waterway discharge in US, report finds

Texas is the No. 1 state in the U.S. for discharging of toxic pollutants into streams, rivers and lakes.