Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Tag: 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?

Eyes are always on you

In the post-9/11 years, military has become part and parcel of a distinctly all-American “surveillance” culture.

Working for a real mad man

The military stood up to Donald Trump. Who will now stand up to the military?

US militarism’s toxic impact on climate policy

That will require the United States to seriously reduce the military budget and commit to peaceful, practical diplomacy with China and Russia.

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An urgent plea to leftists in the 6 battleground states likely to decide the...

If we want to remain a country where we still have the ability to agitate for justice and equality, then it’s incumbent on us to vote with that in mind.

Global uprising: Protests erupt worldwide against economic support for Gaza conflict

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.

Wizz Air commits to cutting-edge eco-friendly fuel made from human waste

Turning Waste into Wayfare: Discover how Wizz Air is propelling the future of flight with its groundbreaking move to fuel planes with a resource as ubiquitous as human waste. A clean sky is no longer just a dream but a destination.

‘Should be a global wake-up call’: Coral reefs suffer fourth mass bleaching event

This phenomenon signals a dire warning about the escalating impacts of climate change on these vital underwater ecosystems.

Donald Trump faces groundbreaking criminal trial as first former U.S. President in the dock

With jury selection underway, the world watches as this unprecedented trial unfolds, potentially reshaping America's political landscape.