Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Tag: U.S. Military

Saving our schools starts with spending less on the military

Imagine if we invested in them rather than war.

War Secretary Austin comes clean: US wants a long war in...

Does the U.S. want to engage Russia a long war of attrition down to the last Ukrainian?

America’s disastrous 60-year war

Democracy may indeed be in the process of meeting its demise.

Legislators urge Biden to overhaul drone program

Fifty legislators recently sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting him to overhaul U.S. counterterrorism policy to center human rights and the protection of civilians.

Biden considering deploying thousands of troops to Eastern Europe

"Ukraine demands a diplomatic and political resolution."

After Afghanistan, US military presence abroad faces domestic and foreign opposition...

While these reductions may seem like a U.S. military withdrawal from the world stage, its presence overseas remains vast.

Pentagon projected to hand $407 billion to private military contractors this...

"Military spending involves a massive redistribution of wealth from the public to private sector."

The costs of war (to you)

Where did most of our money go?

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."

The Pentagon as Pentagod

In truth, the deity America believes in is the five-sided one headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.

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Democrats remain the bulwark against losing what freedoms remain—like it or not!

If not Democrats, flawed or not, then who defies the menace of reaction, advances America, and even confronts climate change with serious, systemic reforms?

Media ignore criticism of DHS’s new ‘disinformation’ board—unless it’s from the right

The board’s stated mission would be to address “disinformation spread by foreign states such as Russia, China and Iran,” as well as “transnational criminal organizations and human-smuggling organizations.”

It’s not enough to resist—we have to build, too

So I want you to commit today: Double your efforts in the struggles you are involved in. Join that campaign you’ve been thinking about joining. Show that real solidarity.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time. 

God on his Side? Doug Mastriano’s rise in Pennsylvania’s GOP gubernatorial primary

Another extreme wing of the Republican Party is emerging, and it’s not all Trump.