Posts Tagged: military spending
The Nation's Robert Dreyfuss has been a little too optimistic about the imminence of defense cuts.
With military cuts now on the negotiating table, here's a set of expert recommendations on what to cut and yet keep us safe and secure.
The proposed successor to the Stealth bomber boasts frightening new features.
Let's double US government funds devoted to promoting renewable energy.
Much of North Korea's population is starving, yet its government pours money into missile and nuclear programs. Such behavior seems to be the height of irrationality. But North Korea is only following the international community's - especially America's - example.
Let's shrink our military footprint.
Actions will include a protest in front of the White House at noon.
If the death of one man is a tragedy while the death of a million is a statistic then the attack on a single Qur'an is a tragedy while the attack on millions of Muslims is a foreign policy.
We should support the Egyptian miracle by cutting military aid and shifting it to support what will actually help Egyptians improve their standard of living.
Let's define budget cuts as spending less next year than this year. Nothing else should qualify.