“Our $21 trillion investment in militarism has cost far more than dollars. It has cost the lives of civilians and troops lost in war, and the lives ended or torn apart by our brutal and punitive immigration, policing and mass incarceration systems.”
The capital-gains-tax proposal would actually protect family farmers like those on “Little House on the Prairie” and tax the windfall riches ‘earned” by ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’
Now our obligation is to those Afghans living with the consequences of our four decades of intervention.
Phyllis Bennis joins MSNBC’s The Last Word to discuss the aftermath of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.
President Biden was right to withdraw U.S. troops. But we should have no illusion that this will end the war for Afghans.
The increase would have come on top of the more than $750 billion the budget resolution already reserved for the Pentagon.
The climate crisis rages on as Biden prioritizes bipartisanship on an infrastructure bill that guts climate action.
Corporations pay lower taxes than ever. A modest corporate tax hike would be transformative.
Biden Should Reject the Infrastructure Plan Written by Exxon and Invest in Saving the Climate Instead
As disaster after disaster unfolds, any plan that doesn’t tackle the climate crisis with urgency isn’t worth taking seriously.
Bipartisan belligerence and spiraling Pentagon budgets threaten to undermine global climate action just when we need it most.
Instead of resetting U.S. relations with Iran, Biden has mostly continued the course of aggression set by the Trump Administration.
Under U.S. trade agreements, corporations are suing developing country governments for sums that far outstrip the value of humanitarian aid.
America is back—to the same old, same old.
The victory of Ebrahim Raisi in Iran’s recent presidential elections may contain some surprising good news for the Biden administration.
Instead of consigning China to the doghouse, why not create one big Green reconstruction team?