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Global military spending hits record $2.4 trillion amidst rising conflicts

As conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza intensify, world powers led by the US ramp up military expenditures, sparking debate over global security priorities and economic consequences.

War is bad for you—and the economy

The military-industrial complex will have yet another never-ending claim on our scarce national resources.

Senate passes $10 billion in Israeli military aid with only 3...

The decision was part of a broader legislative package that also includes military support for Ukraine and Taiwan, with the bill passing by a substantial bipartisan majority of 70-29 votes.

Surging arms trade amid global tensions: The booming business of war

Exploring the dramatic rise in global arms orders and the consequential ethical and economic impacts, amidst escalating geopolitical tensions.

House votes for Israel aid linked to controversial IRS and tax...

In a contentious decision, the House approves $14 billion in aid to Israel, offset by cuts to the IRS budget, despite predictions of increased deficit and a veto from President Biden.

The U.S. still spends more on its military than over 144...

World military spending reached a new record high of $2.4 trillion in 2022, with the United States spending the most by far.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

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?

What would it take for military spending in America to go...

We have become George Orwell’s Oceania, where war is peace, surveillance is privacy, and censorship is free speech.

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How Summer Lee’s landslide victory defies billionaire influence in politics

In a resounding rejection of billionaire-funded opposition, U.S. Rep. Summer Lee secures a primary win, highlighting a growing resistance against corporate and dark money in American politics.

Global military spending hits record $2.4 trillion amidst rising conflicts

As conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza intensify, world powers led by the US ramp up military expenditures, sparking debate over global security priorities and economic consequences.

10 times as much of this toxic pesticide could end up on your tomatoes...

Did the chemical industry helped fashion EPA’s testing strategy?

Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.

Electric vehicles sales remain strong globally new report from IEA confirms

The IEA said that electric vehicle sales will reach 17 million in 2024, which is up from 14 million in 2023, according to its new Global EV Outlook 2024.