Saturday, April 4, 2020

Tag: war

We have met the enemy and it’s a tiny virus

Hundreds of billions of bucks for arms, nothing for hospital beds, medical tests, masks and ventilators.

What Americans don’t know about military families

Military families only have one another, however imperfect we may be.

America’s commandos deployed to 141 countries

And “criminal misconduct” followed.

12 ways the US invasion of Iraq lives on in infamy

“Today, it is we Americans who live in infamy.”

Linked dangers to civilization

Many of the serious dangers that we face today can be addressed by reforming our economic systems.

Would a draft matter?

Maybe the real conclusion should be that, as long as war is this country’s default option and peace the aberration, reinstating the draft would amount to little more than a change of wardrobe.

Ending the myth that Trump is ending the wars

Trump has sent more new troops to the Middle East than he’s bringing home from Afghanistan.

Four numbers that scream “Vote for Bernie!”

Bernie’s fight is for social justice, and for social responsibility. The beaten-down center of America will take the first step in the battle against inequality if it listens to him.

The paradox of America’s endless wars

A staggering (and still rising) Pentagon budget only ensures that there will be more war—with more wounded veterans.

We need to treat nuclear war like the emergency it is

Alarmingly, the Trump administration is shredding arms control agreements and deploying “more usable” nuclear weapons.

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