Posts Tagged: military budget
It’s called “defense" spending, but how much of it is actually about defense? Here’s how we could save billions, and still have billions left to make the U.S. and the world more secure.
It’s time to change our budget priorities and create a new climate industrial complex.
A complicated picture has emerged for the latest Iraq spending bill.
How the Pentagon can cut the military budget and still keep us safe.
The bulk of the enormous U.S. military budget is earmarked not for fighting terrorism but for the next cold war.
Columnist Frida Berrigan wonders, what ever happened to peace, love, and cutting the U.S. military budget?
If the budget represents, in Joseph Schumpeter's phrase, "the skeleton of the state stripped of all misleading ideologies" then the Bush administration's current budget reflects the interests of those who would trample on the public-spirited vision of Puritan John Winthrop's image of the "city on a hill."
Before the Bush administration kicks things off with its 2007 budget request in early February, it seems bent on proving that, in the fantasy department, it can go head-to-head with Hollywood.
The new administration must look critically at how we define security.
The Bush administration has made many of its major priorities clear through the selection of the presidentâs foreign policy advisers.