Thursday, January 17, 2019

Tag: military

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.

Blackwater announces return as former mercenary found guilty of murder

Blackwater announced their return in a full-page ad in the January/February print issue of the gun and hunting magazine “Recoil.”

Exclusive: The Pentagon’s massive accounting fraud exposed

How U.S. military spending keeps rising even as the Pentagon flunks its audits.

Military Madness

Nearly 50 years and nothing ever changes, does it?

The new global tinderbox

The question is: Could trade war and cyberwar lead one day to regular armed conflict?

Enough folded flags: Military families speak out against the Afghanistan War

A nation that doesn't remember the people sent to fight on its behalf has no business sending more.

The Anti-Empire Report #160: William Blum takes on the Washington Post...

William Blum takes on the Washington Post again, in the person of columnist Max Boot, formerly of the Wall Street Journal

Why can’t we just play ball?

The militarization of sports and the redefinition of patriotism.

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.

Military, Deep State and the American innocence

Like fish in the water, Americans have lost the ability to notice the pervasive and omnipresent propaganda.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Democrats are afraid of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez too. And that’s a good thing.

Chief among the reasons for the tension? Ocasio-Cortez’s apparent support for progressive primary challenges against centrist Democrats.

Majority of Americans support a 70% tax rate for mega-rich

"I don't think it's surprising. What we see, overall, is that the vast majority of Americans know that income inequality is one of the biggest issues of our time."

Arizona activists face jail time for providing life-saving aid to migrants crossing Sonoran Desert

Arizona, activists with the humanitarian group No More Deaths go to trial today facing charges for a slew of federal crimes, all due to their efforts to leave water and food in the harsh Sonoran Desert to help refugees and migrants survive the deadly journey across the U.S. border.

US politicians are selling out First Amendment and country for AIPAC cash

Now Congress is climbing on this shameless anti-Constitutional bandwagon.

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