Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: weapons

Kings Bay Plowshares: Meet two of the seven activists who secretly...

Their goal was to symbolically disarm the nuclear weapons at the base, which is home to at least six nuclear ballistic missile submarines.

Who is making a killing on killing?

As the saying goes, follow the money to find out who profits from all this death and devastation.

Gunning down the Easter Bunny

The weaponization of everyday life.

Weapons for anyone

Has Donald Trump become this country’s assassin-in-chief with impressive alacrity?

F-35 jet program budget exceeds $406 billion, yet universal healthcare too...

Members of Congress say the U.S. is "too broke" to increase spending on programs that intend to improve education and healthcare, but $27 billion more could go to F-35 jet program.

No more holiday gifts for repressive regimes

The U.S. is selling weapons to a country that's killing a child every 10 minutes. That has to stop.

Starving Yemeni children, bloated U.S. weaponsmakers

It’s clear why U.S. weaponsmakers want to keep selling weapons to the Saudi regime. For them, it is all about profits.

Lament for Humanity: A 50 Year Reflection

“I am not going to get another 50 years to try to create the world of peace, justice and sustainability for which many of us strive but I am going to use every single moment of the time I have left.”

Four Marines Dead: Semi-Automatic Assault Weapons Are a Security Problem for...

Now that four Marines have died at the hands of a civilian who was armed with a semi-automatic weapon, is it time we discuss a ban on such weapons? Assault weapons are a significant source of mayhem and security problems in the U.S.

Are Obama’s Record Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt and...

President Obama is responsible for a major increase in weapons sales with the majority of weapon exports going to the Middle East and Persian Gulf. The Obama administration has approved more arms sales than any other administration since World War II.

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

Alert! Social Security and Medicare are in critical danger

Trump launches attack on key programs for the elderly...

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

An ‘unethical experimentation on children’: Digital rights groups oppose facial recognition in schools backed...

"The research shows that prematurely deploying the technology without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous."

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.