Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Tag: military spending

House passes $740 billion defense bill amid the major struggles of...

“In the midst of a pandemic—as people across the country struggle to make rent, to pay their bills, to survive a deadly disease—it should be unthinkable.”

Beware the Pentagon’s pandemic profiteers

Hasn’t the military-industrial complex taken enough of our money?

Military spending in 2019 hits highest increase in a decade

“The COVID-19 crisis has made clearer than ever the flaws in our system, one that prioritizes military spending and global instability over the well-being of our people.”

It’s our choice: Medicare for All, or endless war?

We could easily fund health care for all by ending military boondoggles and fruitless wars. Here’s how.

Military spending’s out of control while slashing it could easily fund...

Moment of truth on military spending in the NY Times.

Trump’s border wall pulls funding from military base schools and daycares

The Pentagon released a statement on Wednesday saying it has authorized $3.6 billion in military construction funds to help fund 175 miles...

Will the U.S. launch yet another unnecessary, unjustifiable war in the...

The definition of insanity: doing the same things over again and expecting a different result. Want a really good example of this...

US and China push global military spending to record high

U.S. military expenditure along accounted for 36 percent of total global military spending, as much as the next eight biggest-spending countries combined.

Water Water Everywhere…

I just interviewed former World Bank staff member and geopolitical analyst Peter Koenig via telephone at his home in Geneva. Koenig had...

Saving America and the world by slashing US military spending

Instead, we need to spend this huge totally wasted share of our national wealth on our own long neglected social needs and on saving this country and world from an increasingly obvious looming environmental catastrophe.

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Bernie groups break free of Dems: New party rising?

The beauty of the foregoing strategy is that it seeks a viable new party through a graduated series of accomplishable, grassroots-based electoral successes.

‘History will not judge this kindly’: DNC Platform Committee votes down Medicare for All...

"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."

Disease-denying propaganda spews a pandemic of pandemonium!

We'll judge Trump Medieval Madness as we do other historic low points, like McCarthyism, interning the Japanese or 250 years of slavery plus a century of Jim Crow brutality.

Supreme Court leaves order in place permitting Trump administration to construct border wall

The order, which is temporary, gives the Trump administration authority to start the wall projects where fencing already exists.