Category Archives: military spending

The Future is Hawaii

By Peter Van Buren Source: We Meant Well I have seen the future. It looks a lot like Hawaii. What I saw there (absent the beautiful beaches, confused tourists, and incredible nature) was a glimpse of the future for much … Continue reading

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The American Terror State

By Donald Monaco Source: Global Research On February 26, 2021, imperial President Joe Biden ordered the bombing of “Iranian backed militias” in Syria. Biden’s action was rationalized as “retaliation” for rocket attacks on American troops in Iraq that killed a mercenary contractor and injured a … Continue reading

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For Whom the Bell Tolls: A Report on the State of Planet Earth at Year’s End 2020

By Robert J. Burrowes In 1624, English poet John Donne penned his famous poem ‘No Man Is an Island’, sublimely evoking the reality of human unity: ‘Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind.’ Therefore, he concluded his poem, ‘never … Continue reading

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As Millions Face Eviction, Senate Proposes Nearly $700 Billion for Pentagon

By John Vibes Source: Activist Post As millions face eviction and line up at food banks throughout the country, waiting for another stimulus payment that will seemingly never come, the Senate Appropriations Committee is proposing a $696 billion Pentagon spending … Continue reading

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Imperial Overstretch Arrives: Americans Do Not Need the American Empire

By Philip Giraldi Source: Strategic Culture Foundation This piece is being written as voters are going to the polls on election day in the United States. While it has been useful to consider how things might change, possibly for the … Continue reading

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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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