Posts Tagged: pentagon budget
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.
Over-funding police has terrorized people of color and left communities less secure. Can the same not be said of the Pentagon?
A Pentagon plan for "semiautonomous" nuclear devices in Iraq, U.S. state media calling George Soros a "nonbelieving Jew," and other headlines you may have missed last year.
The U.S. military is creating an imaginary “space gap” to pour money into closing, wasting funds while increasing the risk of conflict.
By any measure, the War Powers Act has failed to constrain presidential warmaking. A simpler step would be to stop funding wars.