Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Tag: department of defense

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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Michigan judge accused of jeopardizing safety and democracy with reversal of open carry ban...

"There are voters who are afraid, there are election workers who are afraid."

Senators call for investigation into Border Patrol tracking phones without warrant

"...we urge you to investigate CBP’s warrantless use of commercial databases containing Americans’ information, including but not limited to Venntel’s location database.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

$280m ‘dark money’ spent by US Christian right groups globally

Organizations led by some of Donald Trump’s most vocal allies and supporters have spent increasing amounts of money globally to influence foreign laws, policies and public opinion in order “to stir a backlash” against sexual and reproductive rights.

‘Should be ashamed’: After installing Barrett, McConnell adjourns Senate for recess with no Covid...

“Small business owners, workers, and families are desperate for support—and lawmakers and the president abandoned them in order to focus on jamming through a historically non-transparent and extreme Supreme Court pick.”