Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Tag: military budget

Congressional stalemate: $858 billion for military, yet $12 billion child poverty...

A critical look at the Congressional impasse over funding $12 billion for Child Tax Credit expansion amid the approval of a colossal $858 billion military budget.

Sanders ‘disappointed, but not surprised,’ as Senate rejects 10% military spending...

"Spending $886 billion on the Pentagon will not make us safer."

The ultimate all-American slush fund

Could a new budget loophole allow Pentagon spending to soar even higher?

Biden’s 2024 funding proposal is a war budget and he is...

What does this have to do with "defense?"

Merger mania in the military-industrial complex

Pentagon waste is a longstanding issue in desperate need of meaningful action.

What it means for hunger to burn through the Pentagon’s ranks

Why does the U.S. have an obsession with defense spending rather than analyzing the military's food insecurity?

Spending unlimited

Isn’t it time to end the national-security version of spending unlimited in Washington?

House votes down amendments to cut ‘outrageous’ military budget

"The good news is: the American people are on to the racket and mobilizing to demand a reallocation of funding away from the Pentagon and to prioritize human needs."

What a waste!

It can’t be emphasized enough just how many taxpayer dollars are now being showered on the Pentagon.

The Pentagon just got $778 billion, but USAID is running out...

“Why is there more money for the military-industrial complex… at the same time the U.S. is refusing to spend the $25 billion needed to make enough additional vaccines to vaccinate the world?”

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Trumpism is not a slippery slope but a mountain avalanche on steroids.

EPA’s $4.3 billion initiative to combat climate pollution across 30 states

The EPA’s announcement of $4.3 billion in funding for 25 projects aims to address climate pollution and advance environmental justice across 30 states, marking a significant step in the fight against climate change.
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Outrage and calls for justice after Sonya Massey’s fatal shooting by police in Illinois

Campaigners and political leaders across the United States respond with outrage and calls for justice after the release of body camera footage showing the deadly police shooting of Sonya Massey, an unarmed 36-year-old Black woman from Springfield, Illinois.

Can humanity repair its relationship with nature? Weaving Earth Education Center offers a promising...

This all-ages education center reminds us that “we are a part of this earth, not apart from it.”

Biden withdraws from 2024 race, endorses Kamala Harris for historic nomination

In a historic move, President Joe Biden announces his withdrawal from the 2024 presidential race, endorsing Vice President Kamala Harris and reshaping the Democratic primary landscape.