Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: military

Squad & Co: Unite as a block to downsize Biden’s military...

This is the moment to demand a substantial cut in military spending that defunds new nuclear weapons.

MLK opposed ‘poverty, racism & militarism’ in speech one year before...

“Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go out into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility to poverty, racism and militarism.”

Rewarding failure

Why Pentagon weapons programs rarely get canceled despite major problems...

There’s nothing vegan about war

As more and more people rethink their consumption of animal products, it is inevitable that the world’s military forces will increasingly use veganism to appear progressive, trendy, and virtuous.

Trump’s pernicious military legacy

People seldom notice that Trump’s approach to military policy has always been two-faced.

Hey Joe, where you going with that Pentagon in your hands?

If past behavior is the best predictor of future behavior, there are ample reasons for apprehension about the top of the military and foreign-policy team that Biden has begun to install for his presidency.

Former Green Beret pleads guilty to spying for Russia

“Peter Rafael Dzibinski Debbins betrayed this nation and his fellow serviceman, putting Americans and our national security at risk by providing national defense information to Russia’s Intelligence Service.”

The US of A(rms)

Don’t be shocked if, even in a Biden presidency, such weaponry continues to flow in and it remains business as usual for this country’s giant arms merchants to the detriment of the peoples of the Middle East.

Trump disses troops but correctly labels 2 of America’s costliest wars...

Commander-in-Chief Bonespur waddles into a new controversy.

Former Green Beret arrested for selling classified info to Russia

“According to the allegations, Mr. Debbins knowingly provided information to self-proclaimed members of Russia’s Intelligence Service, the GRU."

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The end of (inconvenient) protest?

Protest has been a tool that the left has used to force government action throughout the English speaking world.

Sound the alarms, McConnell and Manchin put roadblocks in front of Biden’s agenda

When will we hear our president tell us how he plans to get all this great legislation underway in a Senate that is filled with McConnell and Manchin roadblocks?

Biden administration plans an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes

Studies prove that such bans will help people quit smoking, especially those disproportionately affected by menthol cigarettes.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.