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Tag: weapons industry

US arms sales to Israel in the spotlight as Gaza conflict...

This plea follows closely on the heels of Canada's groundbreaking decision to suspend military equipment sales to Israel, a move that has been hailed by human rights organizations and advocates worldwide.

Senators challenge Biden: Halt US arms to Israel or break the...

The group has issued a stark warning that underlines the severity of the unfolding crisis in Gaza, described as "nearly unprecedented in modern history."

Global call for arms embargo on Israel gains limited US support

More than 200 lawmakers from 13 countries recently unified in an unprecedented statement, voicing their staunch opposition to their nations' arms exports to Israel.

How nations could end Israeli genocide: Stop the weapons; stop the...

The truth is the collective power of the world—or even a sliver of the world—could stop the slaughter tomorrow.

Senators vote to table Sanders’ resolution on Israel and Gaza

While the issue continues to split Democrats, almost all Republicans voted against it and 17 senators missed the vote.

How long can America maintain a war economy?

The major challenge for the United States is the perennial trade-off between guns and butter.

Israel’s military is part of the US war machine

As the carnage in Gaza continues, Washington is rushing to provide extra military assistance worth $14 billion.

Cooling the guns in the Middle East

The intolerable conditions have nurtured dreams of resistance: The more intolerable the conditions, the more violent the resistance.

Arsenal of autocracy?

The major weapons makers cash in worldwide—not just in Ukraine.

Yemen’s descent into hell

In Yemen, the United States backs a grim military intervention for which – unless you are a weapons company – it is hard to find any justification, practical or moral.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.