Posts Tagged: military spending
Wildly profitable military contractors have been unapologetically shaking down lawmakers for pandemic cash.
A little-known federal program dumps military equipment on local police forces. We need to end it.
Recruiters deliberately exploit the financial and social insecurities of teenagers to enlist more soldiers.
Just 10 percent of the Pentagon budget could end homelessness, increase our COVID testing 44 times over, or send a $2,300 check to every unemployed American.
Tanks and ships can’t save us from our greatest dangers, so let’s pay for the things that can.
Some 8,000 U.S. contractors have died abroad since 9/11, compared to 7,000 U.S. troops.
We need to end systemic racism and the militarism that makes it even deadlier — from Kabul to Atlanta and Baghdad to Minneapolis.
Over-funding police has terrorized people of color and left communities less secure. Can the same not be said of the Pentagon?
In the very near future, countries are going to have to choose whether they make guns or vaccines.
Rather than promote a new Cold War, now is the time to definitively end the last one.