The Pentagon Wants More Control Over The News. What Could Go Wrong?

By Matt Taibbi, Readersupportednews.org -

One of the Pentagon’s most secretive agencies, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), is developing “custom software that can unearth fakes hidden among more than 500,000 stories, [...]

We Can’t Confront Climate Change While Lavishly Funding The Pentagon

By JP Sottile, Truthout.org -

The Pentagon is staring down the barrel of what could become the longest, hottest war in U.S. history. This titanic clash pits the largest military the world has ever seen against an omnipresent [...]

The Navy’s War Vs. Bolton’s War

By Michael T. Klare, Tomdispatch.com -

The recent White House decision to speed the deployment of an aircraft carrier battle group and other military assets to the Persian Gulf has led many in Washington and elsewhere to assume that [...]

The Truth-Teller: From The Pentagon Papers To The Doomsday Machine

By Daniel Ellsberg, Countercurrents.org -

After graduating from Harvard with an economics degree and completing service in the US Marines, I worked as a military analyst at the RAND Corporation. In 1961, in that role, I went to Vietnam [...]

Pentagon Claims 1,100 High Schools Bar Recruiters; Peace Activists Offer $1,000 Award If Any Such School Can Be Found

By David Swanson and Pat Elder, Davidswanson.org -

According to statements in February by the Secretary of the Army, various U.S. high schools are barring military recruiters from access to students. The Secretary of the Navy this past December [...]

Pentagon: 95,613 Whistleblower Complaints, Trillions Of Tax Dollars Unaccounted For

By David DeGraw, Degraw.media -

According to a new report from the Government Accountability Office, in fiscal years 2013 – 2018, the Department of Defense Inspector General (DOD IG) received 95,613 whistleblower complaints. [...]

10 Mind-Blowing Pentagon Audit Reports All Americans Need To Know

By Staff, Degraw.media -

While trillions of dollars in military spending have gone unaccounted for, a record number of Pentagon whistleblowers have been retaliated against and silenced. As you will read throughout this [...]

The Arms Industry Gains Even More Power In Washington, DC

By Mandy Smithberger and William D. Hartung, Tomdispatch.com -

The way personnel spin through Washington’s infamous revolving door between the Pentagon and the arms industry is nothing new. That door, however, is moving ever faster with the appointment [...]

Bases, Bases, Everywhere…Except In The Pentagon’s Report

By Nick Turse, Countercurrents.org -

The U.S. military is finally withdrawing (or not) from its base at al-Tanf. You know, the place that the Syrian government long claimed was a training ground for Islamic State (ISIS) fighters; [...]

The Pentagon Failed Its Audit Amid A $21 Trillion Scandal (Yes, Trillion)

By Lee Camp, Truthdig.com -

New York Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was ruthlessly attacked recently, and I feel a bit responsible. I might have accidentally tainted her Twitter feed with truth serum. But that [...]

‘The Pentagon Has Steadfastly Stonewalled Against Making Its Budget Auditable’

By Janine Jackson, Fair.org -

For those of us who remember the $640 toilet seat, the unbelievable absurdity of Pentagon spending has long been—while unbelievably absurd—taken for granted: The Department of Defense spends [...]

SJR 54 Will Not End the War In Yemen (Statement From March On The Pentagon)

By Cindy Sheehan, Cindysheehanssoapbox.blogspot.com -

As the Senate prepares to debate Senate Joint Resolution 54, March on the Pentagon encourages Americans to read the text of the resolution and consider its actual implications. On November 28th, [...]

Artificial Intelligence May Destroy Humanity By Accident

By Lee Camp, Truthdig. -

The U.S. military has quietly said it wants 70 unmanned self-driving supply trucks by 2020. And seeing as $21 trillion has gone unaccounted for at the Pentagon over the past 20 years, when the [...]

Pentagon Fails Its First-Ever Audit

By Idrees Ali, Mike Stone, Reuters -

Results of the inspection - conducted by some 1,200 auditors and examining financial accounting on a wide range of spending including on weapons systems, military personnel and property - were [...]

The Pentagon Hits Home, Climate Changing Dinner & How To Address Addiction

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

The Pentagon broadens its horizons to domestic surveillance and “insurrection” - the all seeing eye is focused on the home front. Next, if we wanna survive humanity's demise that our choices [...]