Saturday, September 25, 2021

Tag: military spending

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.”

Beware the Pentagon’s pandemic profiteers

Hasn’t the military-industrial complex taken enough of our money?

Military spending in 2019 hits highest increase in a decade

“The COVID-19 crisis has made clearer than ever the flaws in our system, one that prioritizes military spending and global instability over the well-being of our people.”

It’s our choice: Medicare for All, or endless war?

We could easily fund health care for all by ending military boondoggles and fruitless wars. Here’s how.

Military spending’s out of control while slashing it could easily fund...

Moment of truth on military spending in the NY Times.

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“We are unstoppable!” Some of the lessons from Occupy Wallstreet, 10 years later

“One of the main contributions of Occupy was ‘the 99 percent.’”

What to do with America’s nonconformist anti-vaxxers?

Final thought and a warning for nonconformists: understand that the greatest threat to your freedoms will not come from government mandates, but when the deadly virus comes after you.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

The never ending cycle of nuclear insanity

Please repeat after me: No excuses. No compromise. No fear.