Category Archives: military spending

Killing Democracy in America

By William J. Astore Source: Strategic Culture Foundation The phrase “thinking about the unthinkable” has always been associated with the unthinkable cataclysm of a nuclear war, and rightly so. Lately, though, I’ve been pondering another kind of unthinkable scenario, nearly as nightmarish … Continue reading

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Hiroshima Denial is Terror

By Finian Cunningham Source: Information Clearing House Those who deny history, or who are oblivious, are apt to repeat it. That is the frightening, perhaps most disturbing aspect of the 75th anniversary this week of the American atomic bombing of … Continue reading

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The War in Questions

Making Sense of the Age of Carnage By Tom Engelhardt Source: TomDispatch.com My first question is simple enough: After 18-plus years of our forever wars, where are all the questions? Almost two decades of failing American wars across a startlingly … Continue reading

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Come Home, America: Stop Policing the Globe and Put an End to Wars-Without-End

By Jon W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “Let us resolve that never again will we send the precious young blood of this country to die trying to prop up a corrupt military dictatorship abroad. This is also the time … Continue reading

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Human Extinction Now Imminent and Inevitable? A Report on the State of Planet Earth

By Robert J. Burrowes There is a significant body of evidence that human extinction is now imminent; that is, it will occur within the next few years and possibly this year: 2020. There is also a significant body of evidence … Continue reading

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Guns for Hire: No, the Government Shouldn’t Be Using the Military to Police the Globe

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “Of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded because it comprises and develops the germ of every other. War is the parent of armies; from … Continue reading

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Rage Against the War Machine: An Interview with Peace Activist Cindy Sheehan

By Mnar Muhawesh Source: Mint Press News Some 2.7 billion dollars per day. That’s how much the U.S. government will spend next year to prop up the military and the more than 800 bases it maintains in over 70 countries. … Continue reading

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War Profiteers and the Demise of the US Military-Industrial Complex

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov Within the vast bureaucratic sprawl of the Pentagon there is a group in charge of monitoring the general state of the military-industrial complex and its continued ability to fulfill the requirements of the national … Continue reading

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