January 31, 2018 | Backing down from nuclear war would make us a lot safer than piling more money into the Pentagon.
Articles by Miriam Pemberton
March 8, 2017 | Throwing money at the Pentagon while gutting other programs that protect Americans shouldn't make anyone feel safer.
December 14, 2016 | The brass asked for a report on eliminating waste. When investigators found some, the military buried it.
March 16, 2016 | The budget proposed by the Congressional Progressive Caucus de-funds the Pentagon and invests new money in transitioning away from America's military-dependent economy.
February 10, 2016 | The Obama administration's final Pentagon budget calls for quadrupling spending on efforts to counter Russia.
December 19, 2014 | For U.S. communities dependent on the same industries that have brought Russia to its knees, the time to start planning an economic transition is now.
June 30, 2014 | We may have the best chance since the end of the Cold War to achieve a less militarized economy.
June 20, 2014 | The House has voted to drastically cut programs that help military-dependent communities transition to a peace economy.
September 20, 2013 | A great deal of good can happen if military contractors and militarized communities invest in new energy technology rather than Cold War weapons systems.
August 28, 2013 | A U.S. military attack on Syria will not be to protect civilians—it will mean taking sides once again in a bloody, complicated civil war.