Thursday, April 9, 2020

Tag: Pentagon

Letting the Pentagon loose with your tax dollars

Creating a national insecurity state—spending more, seeing less.

Will Trump ride Pentagon spending to re-election?

Ten months from now we’ll know whether Trump’s attempt to ride the Pentagon to re-election was a wise gamble or ultimate foolishness.

How the military-industrial complex gets away with murder in contract after...

As the latest Pentagon budget shows, no matter the revelations, there will be no reckoning when it comes to this country’s endless wars or its military establishment.

‘Not what resistance to Trump looks like’: Bernie Sanders rips Senate...

"Rep. Ro Khanna is right—this is not what resistance to Donald Trump looks like."

Bestselling pentagon fiction

Caltech receives $750 million from bottled water industry billionaires  For the Pentagon, happy days are here again (if...

10 ways that the climate crisis and militarism are intertwined

The environmental justice movement that is surging globally is intentionally intersectional, showing how global warming is connected to issues such as race,...

The ultra-costly, underwhelming F-35 fighter

Lockheed Martin remains top gun in the Pentagon's cockpit.

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.'"

Boondoggle, Inc.

Making sense of the $1.25 trillion national security state budget.

How the Pentagon took ownership of Donald Trump

The Pentagon will never be forced to make significant reforms until Americans stop believing in (and consenting to) its comforting lies.

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Monsanto documents predicted damage to US farms

Dozens of U.S. farms have joined together to sue Monsanto (now Bayer) and BASF in order to hold them accountable for the damage of millions of acres of farmland and crops.

Elizabeth Warren introduces plan to protect elections during coronavirus pandemic

"Congress must act to protect our upcoming elections, keep voters and poll workers safe, and safeguard our electoral institutions for the long haul."

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

A nurse bought protective supplies for her colleagues using GoFundMe. The hospital suspended her.

How a confrontation in one of the nation’s coronavirus hotspots illustrates a troubling national trend.

Trump’s COVID-19 power grab

In his mind, the coronavirus crisis is just another opportunity.