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Tag: Pentagon

The military industrial drain

Even if the Pentagon budget were cut in half, the United States would still outspend China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea combined.

Narco-corruption, ISIS 3.0, and the terror drone attack that never happened

If the Pentagon’s war-gamers are to be believed, far worse is yet to come.

Beyond golden shower diplomacy

Are we trying preserving the positive legacy of an empire in decline?

An empire of nothing at all?

The U.S. military takes us through the gates of hell.

The Pentagon can’t account for $21 trillion (that’s not a typo)

It seems vaguely upsetting, but you forget about it 15 seconds later because … what else is there to do?

Why can’t the world’s best military win its wars?

Americans need to rethink war and look honestly at ourselves and our friends.

US-led endless war and overseas attacks funded by tax payers’ money

"It's devastating to know who paid for it: we did."

Could the Cold War return with a vengeance?

The Pentagon plans for a perpetual three-front “Long War” against China and Russia.

How the Pentagon devours the budget

While the Trump administration is preparing to launch full-scale assaults on food stamps, Medicaid, and Medicare, it’s war on everything except the U.S. military.

The light at the end of the corner

Bad as things are right now, experience tells us – or at least our military commanders swear to it – that they’ll get better sooner or later.

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

Border Patrol SUV hits Native American man on video

“We do not tolerate misconduct on or off duty and will fully cooperate with all investigations of alleged unlawful conduct by our personnel.”

The ‘jobs for everyone’ fantasy

For the CEOs, soothing talk about a surging economy is a lot easier than actually investing in the country that made them rich.

To the press, after 18 months of Trump

Don’t let him rattle you. Maintain your dignity, confidence, and courage.
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Blistering U.N. report: Trump administration’s policies designed to worsen poverty & inequality

40 million Americans live in poverty, and 18.5 million Americans live in extreme poverty.

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