Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: military

Choosing life in a pro-violence society

Post-Dobbs abortion access for military dependents is in question.

The urgent climate case for defunding the Pentagon

Is it finally time to defund war?

A military rich in dollars, poor in people

A frayed social safety net and the military.

House votes down amendments to cut ‘outrageous’ military budget

"The good news is: the American people are on to the racket and mobilizing to demand a reallocation of funding away from the Pentagon and to prioritize human needs."

Ukraine

The significance of Ukraine’s struggle certainly doesn’t lie in educating Americans, but perhaps it is finally making us reckon with the costs of war, as we’ve needed to do for so long.

‘Too distraught’

My confessions of a failed tax resister.

What would it take for military spending in America to go...

We have become George Orwell’s Oceania, where war is peace, surveillance is privacy, and censorship is free speech.

The sacralization of war, American-style

Reaping what we sow.

Ominous history in real time: Where we are now in the...

This article is adapted from the new edition of Norman Solomon’s book “Made Love, Got War,” just published as a free e-book.

How awesome is ‘awesome’?

Will the U.S. military under Lloyd Austin's leadership recover its long-lost awesomeness?

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.