Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Tag: Pentagon budget

Progressives slam GOP’s ‘shameful’ attempt to add another $25 billion to...

"It's time to fix our broken budget priorities, and start putting human needs over Pentagon greed."

Stop calling the military budget a ‘defense’ budget

Let’s blow away the linguistic fog. The Pentagon budget is not a “defense” budget.

‘A huge outrage’: Senate panel approves $25 billion Pentagon budget increase

“Not so incidentally, the $25 billion spending increase approved by the Senate Armed Services Committee exactly matches the cost to scale up Covid-19 vaccine production to meet global demand.”

Why the Pentagon budget never goes down

Joe Biden's first 100 days were a Pentagon prize...

Senate proposes almost $700 billion for the Pentagon while millions of...

With the current unemployment rate reaching roughly 6.8 million and nearly 8 million Americans facing eviction, the government should be focusing on its citizens and not a defense budget.

National (in)security and the Pentagon budget

A post-coronavirus economy can no longer afford to put the Pentagon first.

Just 1 percent of the US Pentagon budget could end world...

The war machine must go on and keep on growing or, more than likely they'll end up out of an occupation.

Bernie welcomes Sen. Schumer’s support to cut defense budget by 10...

"If there was ever a time to fundamentally change our national priorities, now is that time."

To shift funds from ‘endless wars’ to ‘human needs,’ Sanders unveils...

“It is time for us to truly focus on what we value as a society and to fundamentally transform our national priorities.”

Funding of human needs must be front and center: Coalition asks...

We need bold leadership to break the hold of what President Eisenhower deemed 'the military-industrial complex.'"

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Biden administration is cracking down on corporate recidivists

The Justice Department is ramping up efforts to fight corporate crime, which is particularly bad news for repeat offenders.

Beware fashionable, doomsday pessimism, obstacles to progressive reforms

Current evidence presages more bad news for the Trumpist right before 2024. Democrats must only hold the center to replay in 2024 its 2020 triumphs.

Number of Covid boosters given in US exceeds single shots in 8 African nations...

“Our leaders’ failure to help bring the vaccines to everyone, everywhere will keep us on a cruel and never-ending cycle of illness, death, and economic suffering.”