Monday, September 26, 2022

Tag: military spending

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.

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?”

‘No Militarization of Space Act’ introduced in Congress

It is sponsored by five members of the House of Representatives led by Representative Jared Huffman called the U.S. Space Force “costly and unnecessary.”

War is making us poor!

Why is it that the U.S. spends more on military than the next 9 countries combined?

World military spending rises to a hefty $2.0 trillion despite UN...

There’s still time to reevaluate this approach, restructure U..S military spending, and focus on human needs.

‘The greatest purveyor of violence in the world’

“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death."

Trump vetoes defense bill because of Section 230, calls it a...

The House will meet on Monday to vote to override the President's veto of the NDAA and Senate will do the same on Tuesday.

Shrinking the Pentagon

Will the Biden administration dare cut 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.”

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Nothing good or bad – but treason makes it so 

How can there be hocus pocus/ When all I did was mental focus?

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

‘Catastrophic’: Arizona judge allows 1864 abortion ban to go into effect

"No archaic law should dictate our reproductive freedom," said one rights advocate.

Connecting the dots between climate devastation and fossil fuel profits

As Pakistan drowns, as Puerto Rico is cast into darkness, and as Jacksonians remain thirsty, it’s past time for a climate tax on fossil fuel companies.

Wildfire smoke is reversing U.S. air pollution gains, study finds

“At the end of the day, the best type of policy is to proactively prevent these big fires in the first place.”