Three Ways To Cut $1 Trillion From The Pentagon

By Lindsay Koshgarian, National Priorities Project. -

Today the Congressional Budget Office released a new report, “Illustrative Options for National Defense Under a Smaller Defense Budget,” that outlines three different options for cutting funding [...]

Canada, Ground Your Plans For 88 New Fighter Jets

By Neil Young et al., The Tyee. -

As wildfires blaze in Western Canada amidst record breaking heat waves, the Liberal government is planning to spend tens of billions of dollars on unnecessary, dangerous, climate destroying [...]

Gorbachev Speaks Out On Military Spending And The Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic shows that governments that think of security in mostly military terms are simply wasting money, Mikhail Gorbachev has said. Defence spending must be cut globally to fund [...]

NATO Propaganda Promotes War, Military Spending

By Staff, -

The first two installments of the series showed how NATO was set up to blunt the European left and to justify European/North American dominance across the globe. Recently, the alliance has [...]

Military-Friendly: Zooming Into The State-Level War Machine

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

It’s a pretty boring drive. My friends in Sweden always engage their rose-colored paradigms when I talk about driving in the US. They think it’s like Thelma and Louise or that Johnny Depp [...]

The U.S. Is Spending $32 Million Per Hour On War

By Staff, Peace Science Digest -

“It’s a good time to reflect on what this war — the longest in U.S. history — has cost Americans and others around the world. First, the economic costs: According to estimates by the Costs of [...]

The Shocking Truth: How Our Empire Rips You Off

By Harel B., Third Path -

And what if we told you right now, that just as the mountains of cash spent on militarism are even higher than you likely feared, that the alternative is a more beautifully satisfying, [...]

Military Industrial Complex Strikes Again: War Spending Will Bankrupt America

By John W. Whitehead, -

“Why throw money at defense when everything is falling down around us? Do we need to spend more money on our military (about $600 billion this year) than the next seven countries combined? Do we [...]

Budget Woes Sign Of A Dysfunctional Empire

By Jonathan Marshall, -

President Donald Trump’s latest $4.4 trillion budget proposal calls for boosting military spending by nearly $200 billion over the next two years, and would balloon the national debt by more than [...]

US Provides Military Aid To 70 Percent Of World’s Dictatorships

By Whitney Webb, -

By Whitney Webb for Mint Press News - About three-quarters of the world’s dictatorships currently receive military assistance from the United States. This is a strange record for a nation that [...]

Veterans & Peace Groups Push For Reduced Military Spending

By John Zangas, -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - Veterans rallied this weekend at the Lincoln Memorial calling for a new global peace initiative. Veterans For Peace (VFP), CODEPINK Women For Peace, and Iraq [...]

Newsletter: Syrian Missile Attack Is Opportunity To Challenge Militarism

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. The US attack on Syria, in reaction to the unproven allegations that President Assad used chemical weapons on the people of Syria, was not a surprise. It took [...]