Posts Tagged: pentagon budget
Congressional apathy toward our wars and schemes abroad marks a dangerous sign of democratic decay. But it’s not too late.
Soldiers, civilians, and the 140 million Americans who are poor or low-income pay the price for our never-ending wars.
For some reason, the media treats shelling out trillions on the military like it’s a simple iPhone update.
This year, average taxpayers paid twice as much to corporate military contractors than on caring for all veterans combined.
The U.S. has taken aim at China and Russia for at least the last four administrations. Now, higher ups on all sides are warning of heightened tensions and war.
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.
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.
No one expected Trump to be a peace president, but he seems bent on taking us to the verge of World War III.