Category Archives: military spending

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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Suddenly West is Failing to Overthrow “Regimes”

By Andre Vltchek Source: New Eastern Outlook It used to be done regularly and it worked: The West identified a country as its enemy, unleashed its professional propaganda against it, then administered a series of sanctions, starving and murdering children, … Continue reading

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The Real Big Brother

By Eric Zuesse Source: Consortium News Jeff Bezos is the owner of The Washington Post, which leads America’s news-media in their almost 100 percent support and promotion of neoconservatism, American imperialism and wars. This includes sanctions, coups, and military invasions … Continue reading

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How Evil Wins: The Hypocritical Double Standards of Political Outrage

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “She was asked what she had learned from the Holocaust, and she said that 10 percent of any population is cruel, no matter what, and that 10 percent is merciful, no matter … Continue reading

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Trump escalates war threats after drone shootdown over Iran

By Bill Van Auken Source: WSWS.org US President Donald Trump authorized military strikes against Iran Thursday before unexpectedly cancelling them, the New York Times reported. The abrupt move leaves open the imminent possibility of a major new war in the … Continue reading

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Bullet Points: How Forever War Will End

By Kurt Nimmo Source: Another Day in the Empire Forget a popular movement to end the wars. As George W. Bush said during his murder spree in Afghanistan and Iraq, the antiwar movement at that time (far larger than what … Continue reading

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