Posts Tagged: jobs
Can we run our economy on military spending?
Some are arguing that the military budget can't be cut because it will cost jobs. This summary of a 2009 study shows that, compared to other forms of federal spending, the military budget is a very poor job creator indeed.
We need to update the Johnny Paycheck song for this era of high unemployment and high military spending.
We should cut the military budget and use that money to fund our transition to a greener economy.
How can we come out of this recession with a manufacturing sector and a workforce that are globally competitive, that produce things that people need in the new green economy?
Geopolitics drove the U.S.-China detente. It could do the same between Washington and Pyongyang.
A new report finds military hardware we don't need isn't as great for job creation as advertised.
Don't do it with military spending or tax cuts, a new study shows.