Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: military

The military cost of protecting oil with a case study of...

The primary motive of the war is to control Iraqi’s oil production to sustain the global oil flows and to keep a check on prices.

National Guard kicks out two men with ties to white supremacy

The investigation was launched after online activists published a report linking the two men to a religious sect identified as a hate group.

Is Donald Trump the second 9/11?

Or is he the third?

Watching my students turn into soldiers of empire

A new generation of west pointers joins America’s hopeless wars.

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

Moment of truth on military spending in the NY Times.

Should we feed hungry children, or the war machine?

On August 21, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen, Lise Grande, put out a heartbreaking call for nations to make good on their pledges...

In wars and weapons we trust

When I was a teenager in the 1970s, I looked to the heavens: to God and Christianity (as arbitrated by the Catholic...

The War Racket Continues.. 84 years later!

On this Memorial Day weekend, all Amerikans should look back to the great essay written in 1935 by Marine General Smedley Butler....

End this hidden risk to military families

As we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice, let’s ensure service members and their families are no longer required to relinquish their rights in the name of freedom.

Can the Department of Defense win its complicated battle against climate...

The world’s biggest institutional user of oil is grappling with the impacts of climate change.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?