Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tag: military spending

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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Cheap renewables could make 90% of proposed gas power plants — and many pipelines...

Within 26 years, virtually all gas power plants will be economically obsolete in many states.

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

Police release dash cam video of cop shooting unarmed woman

"Palmer well knew (her) hands were out of her pockets and (she) had nothing in her hands.”

Five climate change science misconceptions – debunked

There is no scientific support for the continual denial of climate change.

The American people will impeach the Republican Party and its members

Based on their record, what they say and what most of them refuse to do, the vow they made has become meaningless.