Posts Tagged: military spending
Backing down from nuclear war would make us a lot safer than piling more money into the Pentagon.
Under-reported stories from around the world on the military industrial complex, the global class war, and doomsday.
Half of Pentagon spending goes to contractors, the military budget is set to skyrocket, and the Trump administration is peddling arms all over the world.
Even a limited war with North Korea would kill millions, devastate the environment, and bankrupt the U.S. Preventing it should be the peace movement's highest priority.
We're spending $1.2 trillion on weapons that invariably make the world a more dangerous place.
If any other public agency had blown hundreds of billions of dollars, Congress would hold hearings. If it's the Pentagon, it gets $80 billion more.
If Trump succeeds in ramping up military spending and gutting everything else, we’ll be left with a bunch of nukes and an underfunded state — and no one but China to keep us afloat.
If Trump is a Manchurian candidate, on whose behalf is he working?
In one video clip, a glimpse of the Trump team's plan to divide Europe, cozy up to right-wing dictatorships, and rally the extreme right.
The wars America is already fighting are going to cost trillions. The cost of the ones to come is almost incomprehensible.