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 [...]

October 11: March On The Pentagon To Rage Against The War Machine

By March on the Pentagon. -

March on the Pentagon invites all those outraged by the War Machine, U.S. imperialism, and endless wars to join us in Washington D.C. on October 11 and 12. From the mind boggling cost which [...]

More Than A Wall

By Todd Miller, Tni.org -

This report examines the role of the world’s largest arms (as well as a  number of other security and IT) firms in shaping and profiting from the militarization of US borders. Through their [...]

The Great Cost And Myth Of U.S. Defense Spending

By Melvin Goodman, Counterpunch.org -

U.S. defense spending is out of control, severely undermining our ability to tackle climate change, infrastructure needs, health care, and other national challenges.  The mainstream media, [...]

Deficit Hawks Are Enabling The Next US War

By Lindsay Koshgarian, Truthout.org -

Back in April, progressives in Congress succeeded in halting a vote that included a military budget increase. In July, most of those same progressives — including powerhouses like Reps. Barbara [...]

US Military Budget, Its Components, Challenges, And Growth

By Kimberly Amadeo, Thebalance.com -

Estimated U.S. military spending is $989 billion. It covers the period October 1, 2019, through September 30, 2020. Military spending is the second largest item in the federal budget after Social [...]

Divided Senate Approves Huge Two-Year Military Budget

By Jason Ditz, News.antiwar.com -

Passed last week in a 284-149 vote in the House, split heavily along party lines, the two-year compromise budget deal reached between President Trump and Democratic leadership has passed the [...]