Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: militarism

Bowman was defeated by a toxic blend of Zionism and militarism

In the United States, dominant mentalities run along parallel ruts of Zionism and militarism that are mutually reinforcing and increasingly intersecting.

“The madness of militarism,” the 2023 Ellsberg lecture by Norman Solomon

Norman Solomon reflects on 'the madness of militarism' in the Ellsberg Lecture

Since 9/11, US has spent $21 trillion on militarism at home...

“Our $21 trillion investment in militarism has cost far more than dollars.”

Calculating the costs of the Afghanistan War in lives, dollars and...

But 20 years later, the U.S is still counting the human cost and financial cost.

Biden’s revenge: Fueling ‘madness of militarism’

The president’s pledge of revenge in Afghanistan was a prelude to yet another episode of what Martin Luther King Jr. called “the madness of militarism.”

Hidden costs of militarism: Climate change, pollution and biodiversity loss

The country’s military is the biggest user of fossil fuels on the planet.

Could Biden’s climate policy invite more militarism?

Climate change poses an existential threat. That doesn’t mean we should further empower an already bloated Pentagon.

The ecological impact of militarism

“In the face of both COVID-19 and the climate crisis, we urgently need to shift from a culture of war to a culture of care.”

Medicare for All over militarism

Although it doesn’t seem to interest most American voters, militarism is now as much of a domestic as it is a foreign policy issue.

Biden and Buttigieg are showing how corporatism and ‘the madness of...

Devastating impacts of nonstop war are all around us in the United States, from deadly federal budget priorities to traumatic effects of normalized violence.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.