Saturday, October 24, 2020

Tag: Pentagon

National (in)security and the Pentagon budget

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

‘F-35s don’t help families pay their bills’: GOP under fire for...

"And this is the time to jam some military procurement into this year that you didn't get last year?"

The Pentagon confronts the pandemic

One thing is inescapable: as the disaster aboard the Theodore Roosevelt indicates, the U.S. military must reconsider how it arms and structures its forces and give serious thought to alternative models of organization.

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."

Police, prisons, and the Pentagon

It’s long past time to defund America’s wars, both abroad and at home.

Sanders files amendments to force Pentagon to pass clean audit, require...

“National security,” said Sen. Bernie Sanders, “means doing everything we can to improve the lives of our people, many of whom have been abandoned by our government decade after decade.”

Beware the Pentagon’s pandemic profiteers

Hasn’t the military-industrial complex taken enough of our money?

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.

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The dangerous calls for ‘herd immunity’

As we’ve seen over decades with climate change, we are sure to begin to see actual experts like epidemiologists debating highly paid public speaking shills about herd immunity on cable news in the months ahead.

Ten uplifting teaching moments from President Fiasco

How to achieve peace in our time, universal happiness, and healthy goodwill towards our neighbor.

Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act introduced in Senate

“This is the bill we have been waiting for. It draws on the latest science to tap the treasure-trove of ocean solutions to accelerate progress on climate change. The outcome? People win, the economy wins, nature wins.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

To prevent voter intimidation, Michigan has banned open carry guns at polling places

“The presence of firearms at the polling place, clerk’s office(s), or absent voter counting board may cause disruption, fear or intimidation for voters, election workers and others present.”