Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: military spending

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.

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?

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US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.