Friday, November 22, 2019

Tag: military spending

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.

Bernie Sanders: Democrats need to rein in our out-of-control military spending

Democrats must challenge unnecessary spending and interventions—beginning with the war in Yemen.

The two 500 lb. gorillas in the room

Who needs the super rich? I don’t. Do you?

Progressive Briefing for Friday, August 3, 2018

7 hospitalized after pipeline explosion, Senate Democrats agree to major military spending, White House rolls back fuel economy standards, and more.

40 Democrats join Republicans and vote for $717 billion military spending...

The NDAA will hit Donald Trump's desk today and is "on track to become law before the start of the fiscal year for the first time since the fiscal 1997 bill."

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

Fighting for America’s soul

Progressives are fighting to save the values and institutions on which their country was founded.

Sanders’ plan to fight global climate disaster too ambitious, says NYT

Until media start to treat the climate crisis with the urgency the scientific community continually tells us it requires, they will continue to be a major part of the problem.

Americans are to be the judge and jury, and pass sentence on Trump –...

The American people will be given the task of acting as judge and jury, examine all the evidence gathered; and then pass judgment, to declare Trump innocent or guilty.
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The 10 steps to impeach a president

This isn’t to say Trump couldn’t or won’t be impeached. Only that it’s a long and drawn-out process.