Just Say “No” To The Draft

By Cindy Sheehan, Women’s March on the Pentagon -

The US Congress has commissioned a “bi-partisan” panel of 11 people to study the future of a military draft in the United States. Since the beginning of forced conscription in the US (Civil War), [...]

House Passes $717B Defense Bill That Covers Trump Military Parade

By Sommer Brokaw, Upi.com -

May 24 (UPI) -- House lawmakers overwhelmingly voted for a $717 billion defense bill Thursday, which includes funding for the military parade President Donald Trump asked for. The National [...]

Audit The Outlaw Military Budget Draining America’s Necessities

By Ralph Nader, Nader.org -

Top military, diplomatic, and political leaders have exposed, warned of, and condemned our runaway, unaudited military budgets for decades, to no avail.  (For many examples, see America’s War [...]

Tax Day 2018: A Bonanza For Corporations And The Military

By Lindsay Koshgarian, Truthout.org -

The IRS is projected to gather roughly $1.6 trillion in individual income taxes this year, and these taxes will make up almost half of the revenue of the federal government for 2017. By [...]

Pentagon Capitalism And Silicon Valley: Google’s Drone War Project Shows Big Data’s Military Roots

By Elliott Gabriel, Mintpressnews.com -

SAN FRANCISCO (Analysis) – Google — the advertising and search engine monolith that once touted its official commitment, “Don’t be evil” — has thrown its full weight behind the U.S. [...]

B’Tselem Calls On Israeli Soldiers To Defy Shooting Orders, Lest They Commit War Crimes

By Yossi Gurvitz,  Mondoweiss.net -

B’Tselem, the respected Israeli human rights NGO, began a media campaign today urging Israel Defense Forces soldiers posted on the Gaza border to disobey “patently illegal” shoot-to-kill orders [...]

Israeli Army Kills 15 Palestinians In Gaza Protests

By Staff, Aljazeera.com -

The Palestinian Authority has declared Saturday a day of national mourning after 15 Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces as thousands marched near Gaza's border with Israel in a major [...]

What Happens To A One-Industry Town When The One Industry Is The Military?

By Dahr Jamail, Truth-out.org -

According to that report, NAS Whidbey contributed $726 million to the economy of Island County in 2011, in addition to other ways the military base benefited the community where it is located, [...]

Google’s Alliance With Military: Ruling Class Responds To Social Unrest In America

By Andre Damon, Wsws.org -

Last week, Google confirmed that it has provided artificial intelligence software to assist the United States military and intelligence apparatus in analyzing data as part of its drone war and [...]

Berta Cáceres Murder: Ex-Honduran Military Intelligence Officer Arrested

By Nina Lakhani, Theguardian.com -

Honduran authorities have arrested a former military intelligence officer for masterminding the murder of the indigenous leader Berta Cáceres, who was shot dead exactly two years ago today. David [...]

Has Russia’s Military Checkmated The United States?

By Mike Whitney, Informationclearinghouse.info -

“It is essential to provide conditions for creative labor and economic growth at a pace that would put an end to the division of the world into permanent winners and permanent losers. The rules [...]

China Reassigns 60,000 Soldiers To Plant Trees In Bid To Fight Pollution

By Samuel Osborne, Independent.co.uk -

China has reportedly reassigned over 60,000 soldiers to plant trees in a bid to combat pollution by increasing the country's forest coverage. A large regiment from the People's Liberation Army, [...]

Pentagon Says Trump Ordered Washington Military Parade

By Staff, AP.org -

President Donald Trump has asked the Pentagon to plan a grand parade of the U.S. armed forces in Washington this year to celebrate military strength, officials said Tuesday. The Washington Post, [...]

Racism Metastasizes From Military To The Streets

By Jon Jeter, Mintpressnews.com -

ALMSTROM AFB, MONTANA — An Air Force Sergeant is under investigation for twice posting racist messages to the Facebook group of the Los Angeles chapter of Black Lives Matter (BLM). It’s the [...]

Huge Military Budgets Make Us Broke, Not Safe

By Miriam Pemberton, Otherwords.org -

We’re all tense. Hearing about our fellow citizens in Hawaii scrambling around, looking for a place to hide from a nuclear bomb, will do that to you. So will contests between two unstable world [...]