Friday, February 22, 2019

Tag: U.S. Military

Mapping the American War on Terror

All told, it should be clear that another kind of grand plan is needed to deal with the threat of terrorism both globally and to Americans – one that relies on a far smaller U.S. military footprint and costs far less blood and treasure.

Trump announces plans to pull out of Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty

“We will move forward with developing our own military response options and will work with NATO and our other allies and partners to deny Russia any military advantage from its unlawful conduct.”

The US military’s lost wars

In the future, the surest way to turn defeat into victory would be to avoid such needless wars.

New Congressional report issued by Pentagon warns against climate change, calls...

"The effects of a changing climate are a national security issue with potential impacts to Department of Defense (DoD or the Department) missions, operational plans, and installations."

Saving America and the world by slashing US military spending

Instead, we need to spend this huge totally wasted share of our national wealth on our own long neglected social needs and on saving this country and world from an increasingly obvious looming environmental catastrophe.

Bases, bases, everywhere…

“Undocumented bases are immune to oversight by the public and often even Congress.”

Bring the troops home, but also stop the bombing

Sustained advocacy toward the Trump administration and the new Congress by peace-loving Americans will be critical if we are to fulfill this resolution.

Will Congress reclaim war powers and end US military involvement in...

"The Senate will be able, for the first time, to debate and vote on a check on Trump's war-making in Yemen"

Exclusive: The Pentagon’s massive accounting fraud exposed

How U.S. military spending keeps rising even as the Pentagon flunks its audits.

Global campaign calls for closure of US/NATO foreign bases to end...

While we call for the closure of all U.S./NATO military bases, we consider the closure of bases and military installations in certain countries and areas as needing special attention by the international movement.

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Tread carefully, think big: Impressions on AOC and the Green New Deal

It will be up to the activist communities she came from to defend the Green New Deal and push for it to become a reality in 2020 and beyond.

Why Bernie Sanders’ plan to recruit 1 million volunteers is a winning movement strategy

What’s more, the presence of volunteers draws more people to support the campaign and demonstrates that there is a place for them to fully engage.

Howard’s end

Now, it seems, all you need to get the media to anoint you is the money to buy an infinite amount of media. For Schultz, like Trump, it’s all about money and media.

Lots of presidential candidates talk a good talk. Look at their records instead.

Voters need to demand candidates whose life trajectories and past actions make it clear that they have more to offer than politically convenient sound bites.
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Ending the punishment of poverty: Supreme Court rules against high fines & civil asset...

On Wednesday, the court ruled the Eighth Amendment protects people from state and local authorities imposing onerous fines, fees and forfeitures to generate money.

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