Tag Archives: military spending
A Holiday Wish 2021, by Garbonzo and Chickpea
Ho, ho, ho, ho
Taxes Redux: More Money for War! and the Tax System is Racist!
“The Pentagon budget sucks up more than an outrageously outsized 50 percent of the total Fiscal Year 2021 discretionary budget.” and how the US tax system is racist.
Biden Dangerously Accelerating the New Cold War with China, by Joseph Gerson
“While there is much in Joe Biden’s and the Democratic Party’s domestic policy agenda to be admired and supported, rooting it in Trump initiated anti-China hysteria undercuts our national security.”
WAMM Newsletter, Winter 2021: Line 3, Polly Mann on Assange, Biden’s First 100 Days
WAMM joins the Water Protectors for Line 3, Biden’s first 100 days, a WAMM campaign on the many sides of military spending, Polly Mann; The Truth Will out despite caging and torture.
This Is How the Biggest Arms Manufacturers Steer Millions to Influence US Policy
“Since Biden’s inauguration, the report states, the State Department has approved the sale of $85 million in missiles from Raytheon to Chile, and a $60 million deal between Lockheed Martin and Jordan to provide F-16 Fighting Falcons and services.”
Survival at 100 Seconds to Midnight and Biden Cutting the Military Budget
Perhaps most important of all, [Biden’s] bringing the U.S. back into the Paris climate accords, signaling an understanding that a planetary crisis demands planetwide measures and that the largest carbon-emitting economies should be leading the way. “This isn’t [the] time for small measures,” Biden has said. “We need to be bold.”
The new COVID “relief” bill includes:
“tax breaks if you own a race horse” (and how corrupt is the US government?)
Tomgram: Mandy Smithberger, Ending the Pentagon’s Pandemic of Spending
“A Post-Coronavirus Economy Can No Longer Afford to Put the Pentagon First.”
NATO Should Be Dissolved, by Medea Benjamin
“In an age where people around the world want to avoid war and to focus instead on the climate chaos that threatens future life on earth, NATO is an anachronism.”
Protestors say No to NATO! Yes to Peace! in Washington DC
On March 30, 2019 protesters gathered in DC to rally and march in a No to NATO, Hands Off Venezuela protest at the White House at the beginning of a week of activities around NATO’s 70th anniversary being celebrated in Washington this year. April 4th is also the anniversary of Martin Luther King’s Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence speech and of his assassination one years later.
See Which Companies Make Billions from Selling Weapons Around the World
Private companies building and selling guns is not the same thing as the government encouraging their use in other nations’ war zones, but President Eisenhower’s prescient warning is great food for thought.
The Cost of War: Jack Nelson Pallmeyer at Peacestock (Video)
Militarism as religion in America, permanent war state, and non-military solutions.
Accounting, or not, for the cost of war by Adam Johnson
Politics is priorities, and ours align with a specific class whose interests are far out of line with the collective good.
The “Elite” ─ The Rulers 21st Century Style
Can you have a democracy that organizes itself around violence and war?
Ajamu Baraka A Renewed Peace Movement Is the Antidote to Misguided Black Politicians
The corporate media perceive no Black peace opinion worth measuring.
Ann Wright and Marie Braun speak on KFAI Radio: Military Madness, Ban Nuclear Weapons
Peace activists Ann Wright and Marie Braun are featured on Northern Sun News with Don Olson on KFAI Radio. PLAYLIST TRACKS: Listen Now Download Guest: Marie Braun Title: Peace Activist Topics: Report on peace movement, questions for Sen Amy Klobuchar, update on local peace activities Guest: Ann Wright Title: US Army Cool (Ret) former US Foreign Service Officer […]
DN! Noam Chomsky on the first 75 days of the Trump Presidency (Videos and Transcript)
Three video segments cover peace and Iran, health care, and the rights of working people. A link to the full 70-minute interview and transcript is included. Over the first 75 days of the Trump administration, the White House has taken multiple steps to escalate the possibility of a U.S. war with Iran. Trump included Iran on both […]