Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Tag: military

US-backed roll of the dice leaves Ukraine in worse crisis 

The U.S. decision to reject peace negotiations and prolong the war have led to a brutal war of attrition that is gradually destroying Ukraine.

Sanders ‘disappointed, but not surprised,’ as Senate rejects 10% military spending...

"Spending $886 billion on the Pentagon will not make us safer."

The ultimate all-American slush fund

Could a new budget loophole allow Pentagon spending to soar even higher?

The numbers BlackRock won’t crunch

A giant with such an enormous appetite should find room for all kinds of facts and figures—but this one’s a bit of a picky eater. 

Leaks reveal reality behind US propaganda in Ukraine

Like in previous U.S. wars, the veil of propaganda is unraveling around a senseless and unnecessary war that is killing a generation of young Ukrainians.

Spurring an endless arms race

Why is the Pentagon budget so high?

A highway to peace or a highway to hell?

Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry, fully engaged in corralling, containing, and constraining it, Eisenhower concluded, could save democracy and bolster peaceful methods and goals. 

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.

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The wave of protests swept major cities across the globe, with significant disruptions reported on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, downtown Los Angeles, and key transport routes in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Averting Crisis: Global Calls for Restraint as Tensions Escalate Between Israel and Iran

Amidst calls for peace, a night of retaliation heightens fears of an all-out war.