Saturday, July 11, 2020

Tag: weapons

Why so many nuclear-capable hypersonic missiles?

Apocalypse will be highly likely. Artificial intelligence is not going to save us. These weapons need to be outlawed, not produced and purchased en masse.

US has supplied UAE $27B in arms despite nation’s links to...

We look at how U.S. weapons are supporting the ongoing devastation in Yemen with William Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy.

Trump admin’s secretive talks to sell Saudi Arabia nuclear technology spark...

Critics say the deal could endanger national security while enriching close allies of President Trump.

Venezuela accuses US of secretly shipping arms after weapons found on...

Venezuela accused the U.S. government of sending the arms as part of its attempt to topple the Maduro government.

Our man from Boeing

America is indeed great again, if you happen to be one of those lucky enough to be moving back and forth between plum jobs in the Pentagon and the weapons industry.

In historic vote, Senate comes together to end military support of...

"I hope … we send a loud and powerful message by passing this resolution. That we’re going to bring peace to that country and that the United States Congress is going to reassert its constitutional authority to be the body that makes war not the president."

How tear gas became a favorite weapon of US border patrol,...

Border authorities’ use of tear gas has spiked under the Trump administration, with the agency’s own data revealing it has deployed tear gas over two dozen times this year alone.

Teenagers in space

Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Rambo, Red Dawn, and how a tale of American triumphalism was returned to the child’s world.

In Yemen and beyond, US arms manufacturers are abetting crimes against...

Our leading weapons dealers have developed a business model that feeds on war, terrorism, chaos, political instability, and human rights violations.

Trump’s Space Force

“I have not yet heard a compelling case why we need a separate force.”

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“Thank you for your service”: pardons for war criminals and indifference for those damaged...

I can’t remember who recently said it, but the point has been made that we often call people heroes because it’s easier to sacrifice them when they’re given this honorific and simply move on.

‘An absolute outrage’: Sanders rips ‘wealthy tax cheats’ as CBO estimates $381 billion in...

“The richest 1% is responsible for 70% of all unpaid taxes... Congress is leaving hundreds of billions of dollars in taxes uncollected from the wealthy.”

Bee populations are thriving in the UK as human lifestyle changed due to pandemic

This news is definitely something to “bee” happy about and should give us hope that our actions really can make a difference and improve the Earth.

By his words and actions, Trump is facilitating, proliferating the spread of Covid-19

An American president must never again be allowed to fully manage a response to any pandemic. That responsibility must be assigned to scientists and other medical experts.

Undercover patriots

Trump, Tulsa, and the rise of military dissent...