Ten Reasons Why Defunding Police Should Lead To Defunding War

By Medea Benjamin and Zoltán Grossman, CODEPINK. -

Since George Floyd was murdered, we have seen an increasing convergence of the “war at home” against Black and brown people with the “wars abroad” that the U.S. has waged against people in other [...]

Let’s Defund The Pentagon, Too

By John Horgan, Scientific American. -

Toward the end of his life, Martin Luther King, Jr., after agonizing about the Vietnam War in private, began denouncing it in public. Liberal politicians and media, including The New York [...]

Racialized Militarism, Peacebuilding And Defunding The Military

By Brent Patterson, Rabble.ca. -

As the Canadian government prepares to spend $1 billion on Raytheon missiles and related equipment, award a $19 billion contract for new fighter jets in 2022, and increase spending to $32.7 [...]

New NDAA Omits COVID19, Escalates Great Power Conflict

By Brandon Valeriano, Lauren Sander and Eric Gomez, Defense One. -

A summary report of the Senate Armed Services Committee’s proposed version of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act reveals a disconcerting disconnect between the U.S. government’s approach [...]

New Study: US Empire Is Falling But Will Not Fall Quietly

By the Rand Corporation. -

Where will the next war occur? Who will fight in it? Why will it occur? How will it be fought? This brief summarizes a series of reports that sought to answer these questions—looking out from now [...]

Black Lives Matter Everywhere: Its Time To Defund The US Military

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas Davies, Popular Resistance. -

While the U.S. war on the black population at home is now exposed for all of America–and the world–to see, the victims of U.S. wars abroad continue to be hidden. Trump has escalated the horrific [...]

US Military Planners Advise Expanded Online Psychological Warfare Against China

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

A new report from the Financial Times details how top brass in Washington are strategizing a new Cold War with China, describing it less as World War III and more as “kicking each other under the [...]

Military Spending In 2019 Hits Highest Increase In A Decade

By Marlee Kokotovic, Nation of Change. -

Earlier this week a new analysis was reported showing the world’s military spent a combined $1.9 trillion last year with the U.S. being the top spenders. According to the most current annual [...]

COVID-19 Time: Reduce Military And War Budget

By the Resistance Center for Peace and Action and Mass Peace Action, Popular Resistance. -

The unprecedented scale of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic gives rise to many questions about the ways our society is organized and how our future society should be rebuilt. One issue that has an [...]

Multibillion-Dollar Bailout For Arms Industry Amid Rising COVID-19 Toll

By Bill Van Auken, WSWS. -

“I have instructed the United States Navy to shoot down and destroy any and all Iranian gunboats if they harass our ships at sea,” US President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday in a startling [...]

99.9 Percent Of US Citizens Unaware Of Largest US War Game In Europe In 25 Years

By Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. -

99.9 percent of citizens of the United States have no clue that the new “Cold War” against Russia is manifesting in the largest U.S. military war practice in Europe than in more than 25 [...]

Why The Bloated Military Budget Threatens To Bring Down The US Empire

By David Adams, DecadeCultureOfPeace.org. -

The continued, unchecked, expansion of the American military budget, as described in this month’s CPNN bulletin reminds me of what happened to the Soviet empire in the 1980’s. In the beginning [...]

The 3% Plan To End Starvation

By Staff, Worldbeyondwar.org -

Here’s a proposal that could end starvation around the globe. Never again need a human being lack the food to live. Never again need a single child or adult suffer the horrors of starvation. [...]

Lessons From Battling The Pentagon For Four Decades

By William D. Hartung, Tom Dispatch. -

I’ve been writing critiques of the Pentagon, the national security state, and America’s never-ending military overreach since at least 1979 -- in other words, virtually my entire working life. In [...]

‘Atrocious’: 188 Democrats Join GOP To Hand Trump $738 Billion Military Budget That Includes ‘Space Force’

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

"It is Orwellian for Congress to hand over billions of dollars worth of weapons and bombs to a president waging a horrific, unconstitutional war in Yemen—and call that progressive." More than 180 [...]

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